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

Treatment & Services

  • Benign Prostate Surgery
  • Bladder Tumor Biopsy And Resection
  • Circumcision
  • Imaging-guided Biopsies
  • Intramuscular Injections of Botox in the Bladder
  • Penile Reconstructive Surgery For Peyronie's Disease
  • Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Stents
  • Testosterone pellet implantation
  • Ureteroscopic Laser Lithotripsy
  • Urodynamic Studies
  • Urolift
  • Vasectomy
View all 15 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 +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - 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


  • 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 10/29/2020, 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

328 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

46 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

My first visit. Great doctor. I am going to use him again. Terrific. Took a lot of time with me

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

very good experience- wasn't kept waiting long-and Dr Altman was very professional and helpful.

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2020

Dr. Altman explained everything to me in full and he answered any questions that I had for that day.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2020

I was able to visit Dr. Altman the same day I made my appointment.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

Dr Altman was most understanding and compassionate when listening to me and I listened to him. I was heard and was willing to follow thru with his directive

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

Dr. Altmonwas very polite and answered all my questions. Very helpful and addressed all my medical needs. Dr. Altmon is number#1

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

I was referred to Dr Altman by my Urologist Dr Berglund. Dr. Altman has always been very informative at my visits and takes the time to explain everything.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

I am very thankful that Dr Altman will be performing the surgery

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Dr altman did an outstanding job and was very professional.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

I have highest respect and greatfulness for Dr. Altman. He is a good listener and stuck with me for completing resolution of my concerns. He explained things well along the way, and always included me in decision making. He is an outstanding doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

My first visit with Dr Altmen and I was very impressed and grateful.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Dr Altman is a world class physician. I was lucky to be his patient.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Dr. Altman is very focused on the patient.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

scheduling via MyChart was easy and efficient. Unfortunately the wait time to get an appointment with Dr Altman was >one month.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Dr Altman provides very thorough and understandable explanations.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Dr. Altman took his time to explain everything to me so I had no questions when I left.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Dr. Altman has an excellent "bed side" manner, and answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

dr. Altman was attentive to me. offered testing options no other urologist offered. did not treat me just as if I was getting older

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Dr. Altman was excellent, above and beyond, very caring .

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr. Altman has always been helpful throughout the years. He has my best interests at heart.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr. Altman has consistently done an excellent job with my health issues.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

I would recommend Dr. Altman to anyone and I have.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

I felt very comfortable with the doctor. I will be back, exceptional service.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Dr Altman is easy to talk too and explains proceedures in a way that you could understand. Dr. Altman explains what to expect from proceedures and does follow up on his patients. All in all in my opinion is a very good and caring Doctor. I would recommend him for your all your urology needs.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

I was referred to Dr. Altman by a friend and would refer him also.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Dr. Altman is great at communicating with me.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

I liked Dr. Altman...he was professional, knowledgeable, cordial, and thorough.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Dr. Altman has always taken very good care of me.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

she was very helpful and said Dr Altman is the best

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

Dr Altman is outstanding - very caring, understanding, courteous, thorough, and skilled

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

My doctor helped me to discover myself and my issue.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

I Am Glad Doctor Altman Is My Doctor

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

If it wasn't for Dr Altman I would be seriously ill. I had problems that he addressed immediately and corrected. I look forward to working with him in the future.

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

dr. Altman was considering the procedure done a pleasure to be with.he took time to answer my questions he took time to explain everything he was very professional very courteous and in my opinion this was the bestExperience I've had for a urologist

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

Dr. Altman was very thoughtful and caring and precise with explaining my past and present health questions.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Dr. Altman and his team are all top notch and I could not have felt more at ease, informed and in great hands.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Truly one of the best physicians I have ever visited.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Dr. Altman is an exceptional physician. Not only is he knowledgeable but he is empathetic and takes the time to listen and respond to my questions. I never fee rushed although I know he must be extremely busy. He responds quickly to MyChart. I am extremely impressed. He is terrific.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Dr. Altman seemed to care very little about how I was feeling and I left feeling like he didn't take much time or care with me. I will be looking for a different urologist.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Dr. Altman explained my medical condition very well and has an excellent bedside manner!

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr Altman found the cause of my bleeding was a small kidney stone not discovered in previous imaging. This size stone is a candidate for non-invasive treatment However, as i am on blood thinners, Dr Altman did not want to do the procedure. I stated that I have come off the blood thinners in the past for other procedures. He said I will probably pass the stone. However, If it gets bad, I should go to the emergency room. I would prefer to have this taken care of before it possibly becomes an emergency.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr. Altman is a true standout, as a skilled physician, and as a caring human!

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

the Doctor took his time to explain everything to me and made sure a had a good understanding of my condition

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Thank you Dr. Altman for your care, respect, and your expertise. Thanks for making us feel more comfortable with my upcoming procedure.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Dr. Altman is a very caring and supportive person.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Dr. Altman from consult to surgery provided an amazing experience. His knowledge and experience (especially his confidence) was very reassuring and he had a great bedside manner. I know recommending a vasectomy isn't something you can see happening often but for any of my friends looking to do so in the future I will 100% recommend Dr. Altman.

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