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Specialties & Research
Dr. Lance Altenau, FACS, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.
- He has special expertise in 6 areas:
- Back Injuries
- Head and Neck Disorder
- Spinal Fractures
- Spinal Stenosis
- Wounds and Injuries
Education & Awards
Dr. Altenau graduated from University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Altenau has 11 hospital affiliations:
- Sharp Memorial Hospital
- Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Altenau accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Aetna - 1 plan
- Unicare - 2 plans
- Cigna - 2 plans
- Blue Shield of California - 3 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 1 plan
- Anthem Blue Cross - 2 plans
- Humana - 3 plans
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- Where does Dr. Lance Altenau practice?
Dr. Lance Altenau practices Neurological Surgery near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: La Jolla, CA and Encinitas, CA.
See San Diego Neurological Surgeons.