Department Urology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Brachytherapy
  • Circumcision
  • Vasectomy
View all 3 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Elevated PSA
  • Enlarged Prostate/Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • General Urology
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele | Spermatocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypogonadism
  • Kidney Stones
  • Penile Fracture
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Priapism
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Urinary Tract Infection
View all 15 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2016

Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Urology
Cleveland, OH USA
2001

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
1997

Medical Education - State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Scienc
Buffalo, NY USA
1995

Undergraduate - State University of New York College at Geneseo
Geneseo, NY USA
1991

Certifications

  • Urology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 11/28/2018, Dr. Altman has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

287 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

28 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 22, 2019

Dr Altman is always thorough and takes the time to explain and answer questions. As a patient I never feel rushed, he is always very pleasant, respectful and professional.

Reviewed on May 14, 2019

Dr. Altman is just outstanding. He is approachable and empathetic. He listens and responds in a way that is understandable and comprehendible. You also do not feel rushed. He takes his time and doesn't rush off to his next appointment. I will close as I started: he is just outstanding!

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019

great office visit, ,not unreasonable wait time'liked Dr.Altman's personality, very pleasant visit I'm glad he is helping me.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2019

EXTREMELY GLAD THAT DR. aLTMAN IS NOW AVAILABLE ON MY LIST OF PROVIDERS. When Kaiser closed in Ohio, he was \no longer on my allowable Doctors. He was added in January so I immediately switched back to him. He is the one that caught my bladder cancer at an early time when he noticed that I had too many bladder infections for a male.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2019

Dr. Altman did a fine job. My experience was entirely satisfactory. I will recommend Dr. Altman.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

Dr. Altman has always been totally professional and concerned for my well being.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2019

Dr. Altman is superb -- highly knowledgeable, communicates very well, easy to get in touch with via mychart, excellent in performing procedures -- the best!

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2019

Dr. Altman is such a good doctor that I wish he could be my regular doctor for everything. He is always prepared, and he answers all my questions.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2019

Dr Altman was very understanding of me and my problem.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2019

Doc Altman was excellent with his courtesy and professionalism.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2019

Outstanding care provider!

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

Dr Altman has excellent bedside manner, is very attentive and knowledgeable. He is an outstanding doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2019

Dr Altman is great. He explains my lab work and progression of my illness.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2019

I am very thankful and pleased with Dr. Altman's care.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2018

Always a pleasant and positive experience when I go to Dr Altman's office. I am glad he is managing my care.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2018

A first visit to Cleveland Clinic for any illness, but recently visited on a medical issue that I considered serious, some results still pending. My fianc? is a physician and after much research, recommended Dr. Altman and Cleveland Clinic for their expertise in Urology. We both felt like the local provider had misdiagnosed the problem and missed a critical finding. We were right on both counts. Dr. Altman was thororough and considerate, and was able to make arrangements for further testing and surgery to accommodate our tight travel plans. We reside is Alabama, and he was able to make some things happen that would have taken months back home. Better yet, I had full confidence in his approach, something that would have been lacking back home. All the clerks, schedulers, support staff, radiology, imaging, and surgery staff were very helpful and skilled. Coming to Cleveland Clinic was an excellent decision, and as a patient and consumer, I received superlative care under difficult circumstances. As a career executive in a health related industry, I know how difficult this is to do well. My thanks for making this anxiety laden experience much more tolerable than I ever expected.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2018

Dr Altman has given me great medical attention and care!

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2018

Dr. Altman is an excellent doctor. Always explains everything well. Takes the time necessary. Listens and is excellent all around. I feel very comfortable having Dr. Altman as my urologist. He's helped me with my health problems.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2018

Good experience, Surgery follow up visit. Dr Altman easy to talk to and takes the time to answer questions

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2018

dr explains all choices very well

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2018

Doctor Andrew Altman is my Urology's he is the best, all so the Staff.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2018

Appointment was made by doctor in the ER after the found I had a urinary track infection. Met with Dr. Altman the next day. He was very well prepared with my history and for my present circumstance.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018

Dr. Altman is very good. I changed insurance company so I could continue to see him.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2018

excellent physician excellent service always courteous I love this provider

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2018

Dr Altman, the receptionist and his nursing staff were friendly, caring and took the time to answer all my questions. Very impressed.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2018

Dr. Altman is a first class act. Very open and informative. If one can say that a visit to a urologist is enjoyable then it applies here.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2018

As I noted earlier, Dr. Altman is open and informative and wants to make sure you understand everything in an easy-to-understand manner.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2018

One of the best doctors I have ever seen....has a broad knowledge of all factors regarding his specialty and beyond. Takes his time explaining things and recommends sensible paths of treatment if necessary.

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