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About Craig A Alter

Craig A Alter is a Doctor primarily located in King Of Prussia, PA, with other offices in King Of Prussia, PA and Philadelphia, PA (and 2 other locations). His specialties include Pediatric Endocrinology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Craig A Alter is Good. Craig A Alter has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Craig A Alter is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

Locations

Craig A Alter has 5 locations

get directions Specialty Care And Surgery Center
210 Mall Blvd
King Of Prussia, PA 19406
get directions Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
550 S Goddard Blvd
King Of Prussia, PA 19406
get directions Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd Ste 30
Philadelphia, PA 19104
get directions Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia Care Network
1245 Highland Ave Ste 204
Abington, PA 19001
get directions Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia
500 W Butler Ave
Chalfont, PA 18914

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Specialties

Craig A Alter has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Craig A Alter has the following 7 expertise

  • Pituitary Diseases
  • Neurosurgery
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Growth Disorders

Board Certifications

Craig A Alter is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Awful

This doctor completely ignored my sons medical history and focused solely on a secluded six month period of time. Didn't look at records, didn't look at growth curve. Refused to answer questions. Seemed like he had us "figured out" from the second we walked in. He admitted that my child was genetically disproportionate but said oh he's just short. I would never in a million years see this doctor again. Maybe he's only interested in a paycheck. Doctors should help people. Good thing for second opinions

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Nice, but no help

7 months to get the appointment to only be soon for a few minutes and be told there was no reason we needed to be there. This could have been told to me on the phone or in a letter. please don't take someones hard earned money for no reason. We needed his help and he wouldn't give it.

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Two Stars

Professional and understanding with years of experience, a really pleasant experience

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One Star

Dr. Alter was great with our child BUT he was rushed in our visit, did not ask us questions regarding symptoms, said, "goodbye" without giving us a summary of our appointment leaving us confused as to the next steps, wrote a letter to our primary with incorrect information, when questioned about that he said, "it is standard on the form and all he has to do is delete it." Our daughter gained an enormous amount of weight rapidly and during our appointment he mentioned how she not only gained weight but abnormal height as well. He then went on to say that she is just obese and he is not a therapist for obesity. We will NOT be going back to him.

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Five Stars

Dr. Alter clealy enjoys his work---he spent the time to interract with my 7 year old, making sure she was comfortable before jumping into the medical questions. He was not rushed---which was pretty astonishing given that there is a 6 month wait to see him. Also, he returned my email within 20 minutes, and gave me the lab results. I recommend him with the highest rating!

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  • Craig A Alter Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Select
  • Capital Blue Cross
    • Capital BC PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry DE PPO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO

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