Dr. Sheldon Alter, MD

Dr. Sheldon Alter, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 83
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sheldon Alter, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Purchase, NY. He is 83 years old and has been practicing for 52 years.

3030 Westchester Ave

Purchase, NY 10577

Contact Information

(914) 831-2900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Alter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
normal
more than 80% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 68% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 63% of peers

Dr. Alter's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1962
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1964
  • St Lukes Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1966

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Alter does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Alter and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Alter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alter to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Alter's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

White Plains, NY |
Dr. Alter has been our family's primary physician for close to 50 years and has proven to be a FIVE STAR physician.
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Dr. Alter accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Alter has admitting privileges

White Plains Hospital
41 E Post Rd
White Plains, NY 10601
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