Andrew L. Altman, MD
Ohio Permanente Medical Group
I’m originally from Buffalo, New York, where I went to medical school and graduated in 1995. During that time, I discovered my interest in the field of genitourinary surgery.
When I moved to Cleveland in 1995, I continued my training in urology at Case Western Reserve University. During my six years there, I met my wife Amy and married in 1997. We have since had two wonderful children and are enjoying the privilege of watching them grow up.
In 2001, I joined the Ohio Permanente Medical Group (OPMG) and established a practice in general urology. In 2010, I was promoted to the position of chief urologist.
About my practice
I practice the full spectrum of urology with special interests in managing prostate diseases (in particular prostate cancer), incontinence, and urinary stones. My philosophy is that the patient comes first. Being a provider at Kaiser Permanente has the advantage of removing the business aspect of medicine from all patient care issues. This keeps my mission simple: Do the right thing for the patient 100 percent of the time.
How I thrive
I enjoy running and staying active. It allows me time to think and clear my head and to stay in shape so I can do the best job I can for my patients. I am so grateful for my family, my colleagues, and the ability to serve my patients in times of need.