Dr. Richard Altwerger, DPM

Dr. Richard Altwerger, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Richard Altwerger, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1980 and specializes in podiatric surgery.

600 Northern Blvd

Albany, NY 12204

Contact Information

(518) 471-3650

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Altwerger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Foot Conditions
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altwerger treats Foot Conditions more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Altwerger treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Hammer Toe
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altwerger treats Hammer Toe more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Altwerger treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Foot Sprain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altwerger treats Foot Sprain more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Altwerger treats this condition more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Altwerger's conditions and procedures:

Abscess Incision and Drainage
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Bunion
Bunion Surgery
Bunionette
Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
Diabetic Neuropathy Nerve Release Testing
Flat Foot
Flatfoot Correction
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Disorders
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Foot Conditions
Foot Deformities
Foot Fracture
Foot Injuries
Foot Sprain
Foot Surgery
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Analysis
Hammer Toe
Hammer Toe Repair
Heel Pain
Heel Spur
Ingrown Toenail
Ingrown Toenail Surgery
Ingrown Toenail Treatment
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Plantar Fasciitis
Sever's Disease
Stress Fracture of Foot
Ulcer of Foot
Wart Removal
Wart Treatment
Wound Care and Management

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Altwerger, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1980 and specializes in podiatric surgery.

Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Education

Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons
Fellowship Hospital
1980
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
Medical School
1976
Stockton State College
Undergraduate School
1980
1976

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Dr. Altwerger was amazing. I was in for a very painful issue and he saw immediately how nervous I was to have him even touch my foot and was patient and calm and talked me through everything he was going to do and put me at ease. The only downside to this office is there seems to be a bit of a...Read More
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Friendly and helpful staff, relaxed office environment, helpful treatment suggestions
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Friendly professional and competent. Gentle surgeon, experienced minimal pain.
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Aetna
Advantage
Choice
Choice Plus Test POS II
Choice POS
Choice PPO
Commercial HMO
Elect Choice
Elect Choice EPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Federal Employee Program
Medicare Blue PPO
State Employees Program
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Preferred PPO
Cigna
Choice Fund PPO
Cigna PPO
Commercial EPO
Commercial HMO
Commercial PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
EmblemHealth
GHI EPO
GHI HMO
GHI PPO
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) Test PPO
Humana
Choice PPO
MagnaCare
MagnaCare HMO
MagnaCare PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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