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Surgical Specialist, Neurological Surgeon
42 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lance Altenau is Good. Dr. Altenau has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 3.8
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 3.8

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
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Wounds and Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Altenau graduated from University of Cincinnati. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)


Dr. Altenau has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Lance Altenau FACS and MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 42 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Lance Altenau practice?
Dr. Lance Altenau has 1 office location.
Dr. Lance Altenau practices Neurological Surgery near Chula Vista, CA.
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