Morton A Alterman MD, a Ophthalmologist practicing in Poughkeepsie, NY

Morton A Alterman  MD

Dr. Morton Alterman is an ophthalmologist practicing in Poughkeepsie, NY. Dr. Alterman specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Alterman can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Alterman can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.


Dr. Alterman’s career in medicine began in 1961, when he graduated with his Medical Degree from the Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma . After medical school, Morton A Alterman MD completed residency at Bellevue Hosp Ctr, Ophthalmology; Beth Israel Deaconess Hp M C, Flexible Or Transitional Year. Dr. Alterman is board certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Morton A Alterman MD currently provides care to patients at 23 Davis Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603.


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