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About Dr. Jonathan D Altus

Dr. Jonathan D Altus, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Baldwin, NY. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Altus has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Jonathan D Altus is Great. Dr. Jonathan D Altus has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Jonathan D Altus is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

South Shore Pulmonary Medicine

920 Atlantic Ave
Baldwin, NY 11510
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Specialties

Dr. Jonathan D Altus has the following 2 specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
    Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
    Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.

  • Critical Care Medicine

    Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
    Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Pneumonia
  • Emphysema
  • Asthma
  • Chest Infection
  • Angiographic Visualization
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Five Stars

Dr.Altus is a amazing doctor. I was hospitalized with double pneumonia for 12weeks. He literally saved my life. He constantly checked on me several times a week and the great service continued after being released from south Nassau.

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better then most

He dose not rush you. His office staff is very helpful, but it is good that they do not give advice that is for the dr. to do.

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Saved my life

He was the doctor on call the day I got very sick and stopped breathing from an asthma attack. That was 10 years ago. I go to his office regularly for check ups and have not been sick from asthma ever since. He has a very nice manner. He's very knowledgeable and he has a great staff. Highly recommend.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2017)

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ are specialists and primary care physicians who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top physicians in the New York Metro Area who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • New York University

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Jonathan D Altus accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire HMO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • HealthFirst NY
    • Healthfirst NY HMO ABCD
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

South Shore Pulmonary Medicine, 920 Atlantic Ave, Baldwin, NY
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