Treatment & Services
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Elevated PSA
- Enlarged Prostate/Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
- Erectile Dysfunction
- General Urology
- Hydrocele | Spermatocele
- Kidney Stones
- Penile Fracture
- Peyronie's Disease
- Prostate Cancer
- Urinary Tract Infection
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Scienc
Buffalo, NY USA
Undergraduate - State University of New York College at Geneseo
Geneseo, NY USA
Research & Publications
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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 10/22/2017, 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.
175 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
10 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Feb 2, 2018
Doctor had no information on alternative treatments and was pushing only one type of treatment.
Reviewed on Dec 28, 2017
Dr. Altman is a compassionate and caring physician, with excellent skills and bedside manner.
Reviewed on Dec 14, 2017
Dr Altman and nurse Hannah made me very comfortable and at ease.
Reviewed on Oct 20, 2017
Dr. Altman explained everything in detail and clearly, easy to understand and explained what he was doing and why and why a follow-up test is needed to be certain of my health condition and to aid in possible remedies to my health problem.
Reviewed on Sep 22, 2017
I did not feel I was presented options for ways to address my situation, just the option the doctor chose, without context.
Reviewed on Sep 5, 2017
I got the best care that was provided from my Nurse, especially from Doctor Andrew Altmon, he is the best.
Reviewed on Aug 22, 2017
Very nice & good at their jobs
Reviewed on Jun 15, 2017
Dr. Altman explained reasons for a new prescribed medication.
Reviewed on May 18, 2017
Dr. Altman highly skilled (Andrew).
Reviewed on Feb 14, 2017
Dr. Altman explained the procedure well
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