Dr. Robert Alter MD
Hematologists / Oncologists — Hackensack, NJContact Dr. Alter
Dr. Robert Alter specializes in hematology / oncology, medical oncology, internal medicine, hematology in Hackensack, New Jersey. Details of Dr. Alter's 25 years experience as an MD, his 2 hospital affiliations and education at Rosalind Franklin University are available on your free doctor report.
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92 2nd St
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Dr. Robert Alter identified specializing in
Hematology / Oncology, Medical OncologyMedical Oncology
An internist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer and other benign and malignant tumors. This specialist decides on and administers chemotherapy for malignancy, as well as consulting with surgeons and radiotherapists on other treatments for cancer., Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs. and HematologyHematology
An internist with additional training who specializes in diseases of the blood, spleen, and lymph glands. This specialist treats conditions such as anemia, clotting disorders, sickle cell disease, hemophilia, leukemia, and lymphoma..
A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Alter is affiliated with 2 hospitals:
St Joseph's Wayne Hospital
224 Hamburg Tpke
Dr. Robert Alter MD is published in the following:
Unusual viral infections (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy and cytomegalovirus disease) after high-dose chemotherapy with autologous blood stem cell rescue and peritransplantation rituximab.
EducationDr. Alter attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University Chicago Medical School and graduated in 1988 having 25 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
Patients may also know Dr. Robert Alter MD as:
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- R Alter
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