Dr. Altman completed his undergraduate training at Brandeis University. He attended medical school at the University of Connecticut, followed by an internship at Hartford Hospital and neurology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas.
He completed a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at Brown University before becoming a partner at the Neurology Center of San Antonio, as well as the Neurology Director of Access Quality Therapy Services. Dr. Altman has served as the Neurology Director of Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital and subsequently as the Regional Neurology Advisor for the Warm Springs Healthcare System. He also served as the Medical Director of Global Rehabilitation Hospital in San Antonio.
He is currently a neurohospitalist for the Methodist Healthcare System where he provides neurology consultation services for diagnosis, emergency management and follow-up inpatient care of patients who have suffered stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, peripheral nerve injury, and other neurologic injuries or diseases in all departments at this Level I Trauma Center and Joint Commission Certified Stroke Center, as well as other hospitals within this system of care throughout South Texas. Dr. Altman has taken an active role in developing and building the stroke program for the Methodist Healthcare System.
In addition to his clinical neurology practice, Dr. Altman is a certified life care planner and has provided life care planning and other professional and expert services since 2008 as a consultant with Rehabilitation Professional Consultants, Inc., in San Antonio, Texas.
Curriculum Vitae (CV) available upon request.