Dr. Altman graduated from the University Of Minnesota School Of Medicine in 1992 before moving to California, where he completed his internship, residency, and cardiovascular disease fellowship at Stanford University. He returned to Minnesota and completed a two-year cardiac and peripheral interventional fellowship at Mayo Clinic and Lennox Hill Hospital in New York City in 2001. He was a featured operator in June 2001 in an international symposium on peripheral interventions.
Dr. Altman became a Rocky Mountain Cardiovascular physician in 2001 and was instrumental in bringing peripheral interventions to his affiliated hospitals. His special interests include cardiac, renal, iliac, and femoral stenting. He is currently pursuing carotid stenting.
When not working to improve patients' lives, he enjoys outdoor activities such as skiing and hiking with his wife and their two daughters. You might also catch him playing golf or swimming laps early in the morning.