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Specialties

Dr. Howard Altman has the following 2 specialties

  • Dermatopathology

    A dermatopathologist is an expert in both dermatology and pathology. They specialize in diseases related to the skin, but where a dermatologist would examine a potentially-cancerous mole by looking at it, a dermatopathologist would examine your skin cells in a lab, more like a pathologist.
    Beyond just skin cancer, dermatopathologists also study a wide range of skin conditions, including everything from warts, moles, spider veins and herpes, to dermatitis, rashes, vitiligo and other conditions related to skin discoloration.

  • Pathology

    A pathologist is a physician who specializes in the causes and paths taken by different diseases in order to accurately diagnose an illness.
    Pathologists diagnose and determine the characteristics of a disease through the study of biopsies of diseased tissue or of bodily fluids. For example, a pathologist will look at a biopsy of a skin lesion in order to diagnose or rule out skin cancer. A pathologist will also look at a Pap smear in order to check for a gynecological cancer like cancer of the uterus.
    In addition to determining the cause and development of a disease, these specialists also study the changes a disease makes to a body and the consequences of those structural changes.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Altman is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Jeanes Hospital

    7600 Central Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19111

  • Warren Hospital

    185 Roseberry St
    Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

  • Warren Hospital, Phillipsburg, Nj
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital

    1200 S Cedar Crest Blvd
    Allentown, PA 18103

  • Education

    28 Years Experience

  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

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