- Phone: (484) 332-2454
Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Wound Care
Specialty Focus: Wounds due to Pressure, Diabetes, Venous/Arterial disease, Surgery, Infection, Lymphedema, Pyoderma Gangrenosum, Calciphylaxis, Cancer, Sickle cell disease, Work-related trauma, etc. Plaintiff/ Defendant representation, Case reviews/depositions/testimonies, Acute/Sub-acute/Skilled Nursing Facilities
Education: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City University of Osteopathic Medicine and Biosciences; Masters in Healthcare Management, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO; Wound Healing & Tissue Repair Fellowship, University Of Illinois at Chicago; Hyperbaric Medicine Certification, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC
Years in Practice: 8
Dr. Altman is a board certified Family Physician and a fellowship-trained Wound Care clinician. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery and Family Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Section of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair. In his role, he trains students, residents, and fellows and treats a wide range of skin-related disorders. He lectures locally and nationally on such topics as pressure injuries, lymphedema, chronic venous insufficiency, diabetes, arterial insufficiency, and others. Through his education, training, review of the medical literature, and the scope of practice, he is well versed in the management of patients as it pertains to the practice of wound care.