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Dr. Dorothea Altschul, MD

Neurology*
4.8 (51)
Map Pin Small Ridgewood, NJ
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Dorothea Altschul, MD

Dr. Dorothea Altschul, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Ridgewood, NJ. They specialize in Neurology, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurology. They graduated from Medical University Of Vienna and is affiliated with The Valley Hospital. Dr. Altschul, completed a residency at Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College Of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Altschul an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Altschul works at Neurosurgeons of NJ in Ridgewood, NJ. They frequently treat conditions like Traumatic Brain Injury and Brain Aneurysm along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna and UnitedHealthCare as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Altschul's Office Locations

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    Neurosurgeons of NJ
    1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 200, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (201) 327-8600
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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  • The Valley Hospital

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Stroke
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Alzheimer's Disease
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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
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Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
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Carotid Ultrasound
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Embolization
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Evoked Potential Test
Functional Movement Screening
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Head CT Scan
Home Sleep Study
ImPACT Testing
Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis
Intracranial Vessels Stenting
Memory Evaluation
Peripheral NeuropathyTesting
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
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    About Dr. Dorothea Altschul, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1740323138
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Columbia Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia College Of Physicians & Surgeons
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College Of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Medical University Of Vienna
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Vienna
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurology and Vascular Neurology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Dorothea Altschul, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Altschul is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Altschul has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Altschul works at Neurosurgeons of NJ in Ridgewood, NJ. View the full address on Dr. Altschul’s profile.

    Dr. Altschul has seen patients for Traumatic Brain Injury and Brain Aneurysm, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Altschul on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    51 patients have reviewed Dr. Altschul. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Altschul.

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