Dr. Valerie Altavas, MD

Dr. Valerie Altavas, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 61
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Valerie Altavas, MD is an internal medicine specialist in National City, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery in 1982 and specializes in internal medicine.

655 Euclid Ave Ste 209

National City, CA 91950

Contact Information

(619) 470-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Altavas' Experience

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Dr. Altavas' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

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

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12

Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altavas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altavas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altavas to family and friends
3.1
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Altavas' Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (1)

in Waldorf, MD
Dr. Val Atavas is wonderful. She is compassionate, intelligent and professional. I had issues with my mother that involved elder financial abuse, hoarding, mental illness, dementia, and uncontrolled hypertension that led to a series of strokes. Dr. Altavas was able to adjust medications reducing...more
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