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Robert Altman
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  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiopulmonary Center
Accepting new patients

Locations

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6 Brighton Road Cardiology

6 Brighton Road
Clifton, NJ 07012
United States

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Berkeley Heights Cardiology

1 Diamond Hill Road
Bensley Pavilion, 2nd floor
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
United States

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75 E. Northfield Road Cardiology

75 E. Northfield Road
Livingston, NJ 07039
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Abnormal heart rhythm
  • Ambulatory ECG
  • Angina
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Antitachycardia pacing
  • Aorta disease
  • Arrhythmia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrioventricular synchrony
  • Blood vessel disease
  • Bypass surgery
  • CT scan
  • Calcium scoring
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac electrophysiology
  • Cardiac intervention
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Cardioversion
  • Chest X-ray
  • Cholesterol
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary angiogram
  • Diagnostic cardiology
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Echo/Doppler
  • Echocardiogram
  • Echocardiogram evaluation
  • Echocardiogram interpretation
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Electrophysiology
  • Exercise test
  • Hardening of the arteries
  • Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart MRI
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart blockage
  • Heart disease management
  • Heart disease prevention
  • Heart failure
  • Heart muscle disease
  • Heart rhythm problems
  • Heart transplant
  • Heart valve problems
  • High Cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Ischemia
  • Left ventricular assist device
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myocardial biopsy
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Nuclear Stress Test
  • Nuclear cardiac scan
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Pacemaker
  • Palpitations
  • Pericardial disease
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Stent
  • Stress tests
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Valve disease

Accepted Insurances

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Training and Education

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Medical School

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore,MD

Undergraduate

  • Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude (Chemistry and Music), Tufts University, Medford, MA
  • New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA

  • Internal Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University

Residency

  • Chief Medical Resident, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University

Fellowship

  • Cardiovascular Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University

About Me

Dr. Altman specializes in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. He is a cardiologist who diagnoses and treats patients with abnormal heart rhythms. He comes to Summit Health from Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt where he was an attending physician, the Co-Course Director of the Cardiac Pathophysiology Course, and Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Altman believes that each patient requires a comprehensive personalized approach to treatment. In the office he sees patients in consultation to assess and diagnose heart rhythm problems. When appropriate, he is also experienced in the minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of abnormal heart rhythms with procedures called catheter ablations. He implants heart rhythm devices such as pacemakers, implantable defibrillators (ICDs), and cardiac resynchronization devices (CRT). He has published extensively in his field in peer reviewed journals and has spoken at national conferences including the American Heart Association and the Heart Rhythm Society. His research focuses on the identification and treatment of patients who have not responded to prior therapy.

He is board certified in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease, and Internal Medicine. He is a Fellow the American College of Cardiology, a member of the Heart Rhythm Society, and a member of the Paul Dudley White Society for Alumni of the Cardiology Division of The Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University.

Outside of seeing patients Dr. Altman enjoys spending time with this wife and two children. He enjoys exercising, listening to music, and is an accomplished Jazz Trombonist.

English, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

  • Overlook Medical Center
  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  • Hackensack University Medical Center
  • Mount Sinai St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
  • Mount Sinai West

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