Dr. Roy Davis Altman MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Roy Altman is a rheumatologist in Los Angeles, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital and LAC-Harbor-University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and has been in practice for 46 years. Dr. Altman accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital and one of 4 at LAC-Harbor-University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1962 - 1963

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1965 - 1967

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1967 - 1969

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Class of 1962

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 42 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 42 years in Rheumatology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Thiopurine methyltransferase measurement may not predict azathiopurine-associated non-myelotoxicity.
Yao, Q.,Altman, R. D.

Systemic lupus erythematosus with Sjögren syndrome compared to systemic lupus erythematosus alone: a meta-analysis.
Yao, Q., Altman, R.D., Wang, X.

Pharmacologic treatment of knee osteoarthritis in athletic women.
Altman, R.D., Fowler, P.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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