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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. D Altenbern is Excellent. Dr. Altenbern has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. D Altenbern, MD is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Amniocentesis (Amniotic Fluid Test--AFT)
  • Colposcopy
  • Contraception
  • Cryosurgery
  • Endometriosis
  • Hot Flashes
  • Infertility
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Laser Surgery
  • Menopause
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Tubal Ligation (Permanent Sterilization in Women)
  • Women's Health

Education & Awards

Dr. Altenbern graduated from Vanderbilt University, Columbia. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2009 - 2011, 2014)


Dr. Altenbern has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • St Thomas Hospital 
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. D Phillips Altenbern MD is a male Obstetrician & Gynecologist, has 23 years of experience and practices in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Where does Dr. D P. Altenbern practice?
Dr. D Altenbern has 4 office locations.
Dr. D Altenbern practices Obstetrics & Gynecology near Nashville, TN.
Additional practice locations include: Waverly, TN.
See Nashville Obstetricians & Gynecologists.