Dr. Douglas D Altchek MD Dermatologist

Dr. Douglas Altchek is a dermatologist in New York, New York and is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital. He received his medical degree from Complutense University of Madrid and has been in practice for 39 years. Dr. Altchek accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 159 doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital who specialize in Dermatology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), French, Italian, Portuguese and Hebrew.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: Cosmetic, Dermatologic Surgery

Clinical Interests: Pigmented Lesions, tropical dermatology

Hospital Affiliation

Mount Sinai Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery Preliminary Year, 1975 - 1977

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, Dermatology, 1977 - 1980

Complutense University of Madrid
Class of 1975

University of Pennsylvania
Other Training, 1964 - 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Dermatology
Certified 30 years in Dermatology

FL State Medical License
Active through 2013

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Clinical Teaching Awards, Mount Sinai Department of Dermatology, 2010, 2011

Education Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Teaching of Residents in Dermatology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1997-2009

Certificate of Merit for service rendered (1980-2005), United Nations Medical Corps

25 Year Service Award for Attending (Voluntary) in the Dermatological Surgery Clinic (1980-2005), Mount Sinai Medical Center

Honorary Member, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

The Skin as the Mirror of Life, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Publications & Presentations

Antique, Archaic, and Arcane Dermatologic Instrumentation and Armamentaria.

Spanish for Dermatologists.

Dermatologic Surgery of the Millennium.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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