Dr. Altman is a Board Certified Allergist and has been with Northwest Asthma & Allergy Center since 1984. After receiving his medical degree in 1969 from Harvard Medical School, he trained at both University of Washington and the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Altman holds academic positions as Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, as well as Affiliate Professor of Oral Biology and Environmental Health at the University of Washington School of Medicine. In addition to clinical practice, he has long been involved in medical research through both the University of Washington (since 1975) and Seattle Allergy & Asthma Research Institute (previously ASTHMA Clinical Research Center), where he serves as a member of the Board.
He enjoys the challenge of difficult cases and teaching younger physicians. Dr. Altman enjoys incorporating new cutting edge treatments into patient care and taking on complex and difficult allergic conditions. He also organizes the Teaching Series at University of Washington, which is a well-respected and collegial information exchange for allergists across Washington and neighboring states.
In his free time, Dr. Altman enjoys and collects classic cars. He has three adult children; two are physicians and one is an academic allergist at the University of Washington. He has one granddaughter and is hoping for more!
Dr. Altman sees patients in our Seattle, Renton, Redmond, and Everett offices.
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