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Joshua H Altman, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Division: Primary Care, Sports Medicine, ORTHOcare
Clinic Appointments: (352) 273-7001 Academic Office: (352) 273-7381 eAppointment
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About Joshua Altman

Joshua Altman, MD, earned his medical degree in 2015 from the University of Florida College of Medicine. and joined the faculty of the department of orthopaedics and rehabilitation at the University of Florida in June 2020.

He completed his intern year in 2015 in emergency medicine at Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, PA and remainder of residency in emergency medicine at the University of Florida. Following residency, he completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at UF in 2020.

He is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine as well as the American College of Emergency Physicians and Florida College of Emergency Physicians.

Dr. Altman has volunteered with numerous organizations such as the Five Points of Life Gainesville Marathon, medical volunteer at Allegheny Health Network Sports Complex in Pittsburgh, PA and a member of the Allegheny Health Network Disaster Committee. Throughout his training, he was actively involved with medical coverage at Gainesville High School and Newberry High School.

Ratings & Reviews

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Rating (330 ratings)



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Comments (22 received)

May 21, 2023
Dr. Altman was excellent!

May 19, 2023
The doctor was amazing and listened carefully to my concerns . I was treated with respect.

May 6, 2023

April 28, 2023
All my visits have been full of the necessary information.I was always kept Informed. Everyone of the doctors gave me the Information that I needed, especially when surgery was decided on. Only good experiences Only good experiences.

April 14, 2023
Definitely would recommend this place

April 7, 2023
I received a thorough check up.

March 31, 2023
They made our emergency situation as pleasant as they could

March 30, 2023
Dr Altman is the BEST. Really caring doctor and listens to you talk of your concerns. Other than I thought he was a miracle worker and had a magic wand to fix my shoulder, right then!!!

March 9, 2023
Very professional

May 6, 2022
The experience was great I can't complain a bit

April 28, 2022
Dr. Altman is great, he makes me feel like a person
not just a chart in a room.

April 25, 2022
The provider was so nice, and thorough and helpful!!

April 18, 2022
Great communication.

April 17, 2022
Very good listener..even to my son's lengthy explanation. The child can talk a lot. Extremely knowledgeable about knees and he was very keen on getting the MRI done as a follow up to a more in-depth look at what was going. My son said he really liked talking with him.

April 14, 2022
The first doctor we saw was able to relate to my daughter about sports and that helped her feel comfortable

March 30, 2022
For the most part all were good, there were a couple times.but no ones perfect

March 24, 2022
Great experience

March 24, 2022

March 17, 2022
The X-ray tech, residents, attending were phenomenal!!

March 9, 2022
For a fast solution to accident or illness.

February 22, 2022
Doc was truly listening and we made a plan that I think is great!

February 21, 2022
Excellent. Attentive and quick. Caring and efficient. Best of all worlds.

Board Certifications

  • Sports Medicine
    American Medical Society of Sports Medicine

Clinical Profile


  • Emergency Medicine



  • Sports Medicine


Areas of Interest

  • Orthopedic services
  • Steroid injections - tendon, bursa, joint
  • Ultrasound


  • 2021
    COVID-19 prevalence and presenting symptoms in a college student population: A retrospective chart review.
    Journal of American college health : J of ACH. 1-5. [DOI] 10.1080/07448481.2021.1926270. [PMID] 34133912.
    2 citations  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 


  • Fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine
    2019-2020 - University of Florida
  • Residency in Emergency Medicine
    2016-2019 - University of Florida
  • Internship in Emergency Medicine
    2015 - Allegheny Health Network
  • Medical Degree
    2011-2015 - University of Florida
  • Bachelors Degree in Biochemistry
    2007-2011 - University of Florida

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