Dr. Wayne Altman, MD

Dr. Wayne Altman, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
(34)
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Dr. Wayne Altman, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Rutherford, NJ and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

85 Orient Way Fl 1

Rutherford, NJ 07070

Contact Information

(201) 438-5888

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Adhesive Capsulitis
high
more than 90% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
high
more than 86% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Altman'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Jersey City Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altman's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altman to family and friends
34 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (20)

Dr. Altman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Great doctor. One of the best in his field, along with an office staff to match. Everyone goes above, beyond and out of their way to make your visit a memorable one. Been seing the doctor for 25+ years.
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I brought my teenage son for a problem with his shoulder despite all the negative reviews. This guy knows his job and is a specialist. He found a problem previously missed by another specialist. He then referred me to a Dr. in the area that specializes in my son's shoulder injury. Office staff...more
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I drove about 12 miles to see this doctor because they had a same week appointment. Good impression when you walk in, staff not friendly at all, The wait was not bad, but when the assistant got me into the room the chair was disgusting and the rugs were super dirty. I wish i could post the picture...more
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