Jessica K. Altman, MD

4.9 
117 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Hematology and Medical Oncology

Insurance Accepted

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Accepting New Patients

Education

Medical Education:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine - 2001
Residency:
University of Chicago - 2004
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2007

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Hematology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.9
4.9 
117 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    5.0
  • Will Recommend to Others
    5.0
  • Clear Explanations
    4.9
  • Shows Concern
    4.9
  • Includes You In Decisions
    5.0
  • Explains Medications
    4.9
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.9
  • Easy to Understand
    5.0
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.9
  • Confidence in Doctor
    5.0

Reviews from Patients

27 Reviews
July 06, 2019

Dr Altman and her team go over and above to make sure all concerns are addressed. I very much appreciate their professionalism and attention to detail.

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June 22, 2019

I really like Dr. Altman and have decided to switch to her as my oncologist because she explained to me things no other dr has

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April 27, 2019

Dr Altman made an overwhelmingly positive impression on me. Her knowledge, caring manner, patience were wonderful. I cannot tell you how much I appreciated having a MD push information to me rather than my having to pull it out of them, especially due to the sobering diagnosis.

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April 21, 2019

let me understand options going forward

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March 31, 2019

DR. JESSICA ALTMAN IS AN OUTSTANDING DOCTOR. SHE CONSISTENTLY DISPLAYS CONCERN FOR ME AND MY WIFE. I AM CERTAIN SHE SAVED MY LIFE.

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March 14, 2019

An expert in her field.

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March 11, 2019

*Doctor Altman was excellent - she was very knowledgeable, thorough, inquisitive and caring. I really appreciated her timely phone calls to me personally to share lab results as she received them.

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February 28, 2019

She's fabulous!

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February 25, 2019

Dr Altman is a fantastic doctor and a very caring and concerned individual.

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February 23, 2019

top notch, top notch, top notch

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February 09, 2019

Dr. Altman and her PA are great medical professionals. Very warm and knowledgeable.

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October 25, 2018

My spouse was with me and added additional questions and stress to the situation. Doctors handled it well.

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October 09, 2018

Dr. Altman is great and so is her nurse practitioner.

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September 25, 2018

*Dr. Altman is the best!!

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August 31, 2018

*Dr. Altman is always excellent providing thorough information and you understand it. She is warm,. direct, kind and all recommendations take into consideration you preferences & opinions.

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July 29, 2018

Dr. Altman always has my interest in mind when providing healthcare options. She is honest and compassionate and is an incredible source of support.

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July 06, 2018

Have had the best experience. Quick and informative answers to questions. Always went above and beyond my expectations. Words cannot express my gratitude for this doctor who has that rare mix of expertise, professionalism and bed-side manner.

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June 12, 2018

Always good.

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April 21, 2018

Dr. Altman is a very caring doctor and is willing to consult with other doctors as needed.

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April 20, 2018

I got lucky to be taking care by exceptional doctor Jessica Altman and her team, Dr. Altman is saving my life for many years

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March 09, 2018

Excellent on all levels for the care provider.

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February 22, 2018

Wonderful dr. & staff. I have great confidence with *Dr. Altman and feel that I receive excellent care.

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January 26, 2018

Fabulous doctor.

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January 09, 2018

*Dr. Altman is one of the best doctors I have ever seen. Her concern, kindness, and dedication is truly amazing. I never doubted once that her and her team would make me well.

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January 05, 2018

Dr. Altman provides information in a straight forward manner with a dose of caring and compassion. She quickly gained my confidence with her knowledge and experience of my condition. She provide a path forward given that more data and information on my condition is necessary. She is an outstanding doctor and represents the hospital's reputation well.

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December 21, 2017

Dr Jessica Altman is excellent.

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