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Dr. James Altman, MD

Internal Medicine* Age 43
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Dr. James Altman, MD

Internal Medicine* Age 43
Columbia, SC
Accepting new patients
17 years of experience
Dr. James Altman, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Columbia, SC.

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Dr. James Altman, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Columbia, SC and has 17 years experience. They graduated from Medical University of South Carolina. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Prisma Health Richland Hospital and Williamsburg Regional Hospital. Dr. Altman has experience treating conditions like Heart Murmur, Peripheral Edema and Shortness of Breath among other conditions at varying frequencies. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Altman is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Heart Murmur
Peripheral Edema
Shortness of Breath
Heart Murmur
Peripheral Edema
Shortness of Breath
Chest Pain
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Hypertension
Mitral Valve Disease
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Coronary Syndrome
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Biventricular Heart Failure
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Carotid Artery Disease
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Lipid Disorders
Nausea
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Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Orthostatic Hypotension
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Septal Defect
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Tachycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Systolic Heart Failure
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Urinary Incontinence
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Vitamin D Deficiency
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Ultrasound
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Stenosis
Aortopulmonary Septal Defect
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Benign Heart Tumors
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Constipation
Coronary Artery Dissection
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Ebstein's Anomaly
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
Long QT Syndrome
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Edema
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Second Degree Heart Block
Secondary Hypertension
Septic Embolism
Sinus Bradycardia
Syncope
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Systemic Vasculitis
Third Degree Heart Block
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Typical Atrial Flutter
Unstable Angina
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Hypertension
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Arrhythmia Screening
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Immunization Administration
Impella Device
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Thoracentesis
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)

Insurance Accepted

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  • Choice Plus POS II
  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
  • Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Columbia Heart Clinic
    8 Richland Medical Park Dr Ste 300, Columbia, SC 29203
  2. 2 Ocean Cardiology
    500 Thurgood Marshall Hwy Ste A, Kingstree, SC 29556
  3. 3 Prisma Health Medical Office Building
    5336 Sunset Blvd Ste A, Lexington, SC 29072
  4. 4 Palmetto Health - University of South Carolina Medical Group
    300 Palmetto Health Pkwy Ste 400, Columbia, SC 29212

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Biography
  • Dr. James Altman, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Columbia, SC and has over 16 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 2007. He specializes in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and more.
Biography
Specialties*
Internal Medicine
Cardiology
Interventional Cardiology
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    2007
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology
Board Certifications
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A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Sharecare insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. James Altman, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Altman's profile.

Dr. Altman frequently treats the following conditions: Heart Murmur, Peripheral Edema and Shortness of Breath. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. James Altman, MD is affiliated with Prisma Health Richland Hospital and Williamsburg Regional Hospital.

Yes, Dr. James Altman, MD holds board certification in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Prisma Health Richland Hospital

    5 Richland Medical Park Dr, Columbia, SC

  • Williamsburg Regional Hospital

    500 Nelson Blvd, Kingstree, SC