Dr. Emily Altman

Dermatology
Berkeley Heights, NJ
27 years experience female

Locations

Summit Medical Group

Short Hills, NJ

Address

85 Woodland Road, Short Hills, NJ
Directions

Summit Medical Group

Berkeley Heights, NJ

About

Bio

Summit Medical Group dermatologist,<strong> Emily M. Altman, MD, FAAD</strong>, is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist. Dr. Altman’s expertise includes state-of-the-art medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatological procedures and techniques. She is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center. Before joining <strong> Summit Medical Group </strong>, Dr. Altman practiced privately with Comprehensive Dermatology and Laser Center. She is former Chief of Dermatology at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Altman earned her MD at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School. After graduating, she completed her residency in dermatology at Columbia University School of Medicine and she completed her fellowship in dermatopathology at New York University School of Medicine. Emily M. Altman, MD, FAAD, has expertise in state-of-the-art medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatological procedures and techniques. In her spare time, Dr. Altman enjoys gardening and growing beautiful flowers.

Specialties
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Dermatology, Board Certified

Languages spoken

English, Russian

Doctor Q&A

808 Answers
509 Agrees
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Perioral dermatitis: What you describe sounds like perioral dermatitis, a relative of rosacea. Foods generally don't make it worse but cortisone creams and heavy moisturi ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Moisturizers & acne: If facial skin is overly dry from acne medications, a couple of things can be changed prior to considering using a moisturizer. First make sure you wa ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Accutane & dry skin: While on accutane, the skin can become red and irritated due to dryness. That happens because Accutane cuts down on the skin's oil production. Gentle ... Read More

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Testimonials
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May 11, 2013
I enjoy reading her posts as they always educational but also very supportive to patients.
May 11, 2013
I highly recommend any patients on Healthtap to follow her posts as she is excellent
Apr 14, 2013
Her opinions are accurate and timely. Very helpful.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Is there a way of dealing with this cyst at home. I can't afford to go to a dermatologist ? Thankyou for responding to my previous question.
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This saved my life. Thank You! I'm diagnois with hytimoto thyroids 6/18/2013 so that's the cause of my hair loss how can I regrow it back....should I go back to dermatolog
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have to go abroad to be treated for this. Here in norway i have only got 14 days with Doxy for the lyme. They wont give me more medication

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School, NJ
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

NYU HOSPITALS CENTER

Residency

NorthwesterN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Residency

New York-PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL

Awards

New Jersey Magazine Top Doctor
RealSelf Top Doctor
Alpha Omega Alpha

Affiliations

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
American Society of Dermatopathology
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