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Cardiologist (heart), Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
31 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
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Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rudolph Altergott is Good. Dr. Altergott has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
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Promptness 2.3
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Courteous Staff 4.1
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
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Bedside Manner 4.1
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Spends Time with Me 4.1
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Follows Up After Visit 4.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Rudolph Altergott, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Altergott graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Maywood. He has 5 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Illinois
Thoracic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Chicago Metro Area
Thoracic Surgeon

Affiliations

Dr. Altergott has 47 hospital affiliations:

  • Macneal Memorial Hospital 
  • Community Hospital 

Languages

  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Rudolph A Altergott MD is a male Internist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. Rudolph A. Altergott practice?
Dr. Rudolph Altergott has 3 office locations.
Dr. Rudolph Altergott practices Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Cardiovascular Disease near Downers Grove, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Kankakee, IL and Indianapolis, IN.
See Downers Grove Surgeons, Downers Grove Cardiothoracic Surgeons, and Downers Grove Cardiologists.