Dr. Sheldon Alter, MD

Dr. Sheldon Alter, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 83
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Dr. Sheldon Alter, MD is a nephrology specialist in Purchase, NY and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1961 and specializes in nephrology.

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)
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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.

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

24  Conditions Treated

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

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Dr. Alter's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 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)

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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