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Dr. Craig Altus, MD

Pulmonary Disease*
Map Pin Small West Palm Beach, FL
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43 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Craig Altus, MD

Dr. Craig Altus, MD is a Pulmonologist in West Palm Beach, FL. They specialize in Pulmonary Disease, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine and is affiliated with St. Mary's Medical Center. Dr. Altus, completed a residency at Westchester Medical Center.

Dr. Altus works at Practice in West Palm Beach, FL with other offices in Riviera Beach, FL. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Altus' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    1411 N Flagler Dr Ste 8200, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (561) 835-6888
  2. 2
    Kindred Hospital the Palm Beaches
    5555 W Blue Heron Blvd, Riviera Beach, FL 33418 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (561) 840-0754

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  • St. Mary's Medical Center

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    Specialties*
    • Pulmonary Disease

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1942390059
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • SUNY Brooklyn Medical Center
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    Residency
    • Westchester Medical Center
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    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
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    Medical Education
    • State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
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