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Dr. Shira Alter, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology
3.0 (20)
Map Pin Small Brooklyn, NY
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23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Shira Alter, MD

Dr. Shira Alter, MD is an Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in Brooklyn, NY. They specialize in Obstetrics & Gynecology, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology. They graduated from Tel Aviv University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Maimonides Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Alter an average 3.0 star rating.

Dr. Alter works at Practice in Brooklyn, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Encounters for Normal Pregnancies and Menstrual Disorders along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Alter's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Boro. Park Obstetrics & Gynecology PC
    5925 15TH AVE, Brooklyn, NY 11219 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 974-2700
  2. 2
    Womencare Obstetrics and Gynecology PC
    1565 57th St, Brooklyn, NY 11219 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 972-0600
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    Office
    52d Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11249 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 388-2700
    Monday
    10:00 - 19:00
    Tuesday
    10:00 - 19:00
    Wednesday
    10:00 - 19:00
    Thursday
    10:00 - 19:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 14:00
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    Office
    5922 15Th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11219 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 972-2700

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Maimonides Medical Center

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    About Dr. Shira Alter, MD

    Specialties
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hebrew
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    NPI Number
    • 1639177637
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Tel Aviv University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Alter has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Alter has seen patients for Encounters for Normal Pregnancies and Menstrual Disorders, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Alter on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    20 patients have reviewed Dr. Alter. The overall rating for this provider is 3.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Alter.

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