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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (17)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Dorothea Altschul, Neurologist is Excellent. Dr. Altschul has been reviewed by 45 patients who have provided 17 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Dorothea Altschul, MD is board certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology.

  • She has special expertise in 17 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Cerebral Artery Infarction
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations)
  • Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • Internal Carotid Artery Dissection
  • Interventional Radiography
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Posterior Cerebral Artery Infarction
  • Stroke
  • Vertebral Artery Dissection

Education & Awards

Dr. Altschul graduated from Medizinische Universitat Vienna. She has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Altschul has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Valley Hospital 
  • St. Joseph'S Regional Medical Center 


  • German

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Additional Information
Dr. Dorothea Altschul MD is a female Neurologist, has 11 years of experience and practices in Neurology and Vascular Neurology.
Where does Dr. Dorothea Altschul practice?
Dr. Dorothea Altschul has 4 office locations.
Dr. Dorothea Altschul practices Neurology and Vascular Neurology near Ridgewood, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: Paterson, NJ and Wayne, NJ.
See Ridgewood Neurologists.