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 +


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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 10/31/2019, 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

336 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

49 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

Doctor Altman is an excellent urologist and very easy to talk to. I have the utmost confidence in him and his recommendations.

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019

Dr Altman got me in immediately over the holidays as a new patient to address my health concern and continues to follow through with prompt care and communication.

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019

I found Dr. Altman to be an extraordinary physician. Caring, straightforward, paid close attention to my questions, he discussed all phases of my condition and options for alleviating the problem. Direct, soft-spoken, highly professional but down to earth. I consider him one of the two top physicians I've ever worked with in over 20 years of care at Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

Quality care. Dr Altman is very intelligent, detailed and thorough with his explanations and genuine.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Super Doctor , extremely happy

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Doc is busy , sometimes hard to re-schedule but he is very good. Very happy with Dr. Altman.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

As I have said , I really like Dr. Altman AND his staff.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

good very happy with the doctor

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Dr. Altman is top-notch. Excellent. As are the people in his office.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

As I wrote previously --- Dr. Altman is excellent. It's why I go to him. He's top-notch. In every regard as a physician.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr. Altman is an exceptionally good doctor and exceptionally kind and caring.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

dr Altman was outstanding

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

outstanding visit with Dr. Altman. I was very pleased with my consult. he was very pleasant, concerned and very professional.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

good doctor appointment

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Doctor Altman and his staff were great. I believe her name was Deenah, she took the best care of me during my biopsy.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

All person involved were courteous and easy to connect with, Dr. Aultman included.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Doctor took the time I needed to explain and evaluate my health needs.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Dr. Altmann has always been very helpful, very prompt in responding to messages.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Dr. Altman has been an excellent care giver and I have the highest regard for him as a professional.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

Dr. Altman was great. He exceeded all expectations and provided excellent care

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

Dr. Altman was amazing. This was a very personal experience and he could not have made it easier. I felt comfortable and in great hands

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

Dr Altman was very informative and helpful in my treatment.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

good experience. have a great deal of respect for Dr. Altman.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

Dr Altman was very thorough he also explained that if the treatment I'm currently on isn't working as well as I like that he has other alternative procedures plus he is always very calming and a pleasure to talk to.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2019

Dr. Andrew Altman was very helpful with my current situations, offering my more guidance info and help that including another doctor that fit my situation needs.

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.

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