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 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
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 10/31/2019, 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.
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357 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||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
40 Patient Comments
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.
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
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