Raised in Long Island, New York, Dr. Altman earned his AB degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Altman went on to complete his Medical Degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1984 followed by an internship in internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Long Beach, California/UC Irvine Medical Center. At the conclusion of his Internship, Dr. Altman returned back to Houston, Texas to complete his residency in Dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine. In 1988, Dr. Altman moved to South Florida where he joined a group practice specializing in dermatology until the opening of his private practice in Plantation to offer patients one-on-one care in a state of the art facility. Dr. Altman is Board Certified and is affiliated with Westside Regional Medical Center. In his free time Dr. Altman enjoys spending time with his family skiing, biking and boating.