About Our Dermatologist

Emily M. Altman, MD, FAAD


Emily M. Altman Emily M. Altman


Summit Medical Group Founder and Medical Director, Emily M. Altman, MD, FAAD, is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist. Dr. Altman’s expertise includes state-of-the-art medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatological procedures and techniques. She is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center.

Before joining Summit Medical Group, Dr. Altman practiced privately with Comprehensive Dermatology and Laser Center. She is former Chief of Dermatology at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Altman earned her MD at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School. After graduating, she completed her residency in dermatology at Columbia University School of Medicine and she completed her fellowship in dermatopathology at New York University School of Medicine.

When she is not working with her patients, Dr. Altman is an avid gardener with a keen eye for color and design. She says, “My love and talent for aesthetics naturally led me to add laser and cosmetic dermatology to my practice.”

Dr. Altman is listed in New Jersey Monthly’s “Top Doctors” and RealSelf.com “Top Doctors.” She is an active blogger on a wide range of topics in dermatology and she is a member of the Medscape/WebMD editorial team.



Professional memberships:

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery
International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology
Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety
Physicians Aesthetic Coalition
International Society of Dermatology
American Society of Dermatopathology
International Society of Dermatopathology
Women's Dermatologic Society
Society for Pediatric Dermatology
New Jersey Dermatologic Society
American Medical Association


Summit Medical Group provides medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology for women, men, and adolescents in the tri-state area, including New York and New Jersey as well as Essex County, Morris County, Bergen County, Union County, Passaic County, Somerset County, Sussex County, and Livingston, NJ; Millburn, NJ; Short Hills, NJ; West Orange, NJ; Berkeley Heights, NJ; Caldwell, NJ; Cedar Grove, NJ; Cedar Knolls, NJ; Chatham, NJ; East Hanover, NJ; Englewood Cliffs, NJ; Essex Fells, NJ; Fair Lawn, NJ; Florham Park, NJ; Fort Lee, NJ; Glen Ridge, NJ; Jersey City, NJ; Kennelon, NJ; Madison, NJ; Maplewood, NJ; Mendham, NJ; Montclair, NJ; Montvale, NJ; Morristown, NJ; New Providence, NJ; North Caldwell, NJ; Parsippany, NJ; Randolph, NJ; Roseland, NJ; South Orange, NJ; Springfield, NJ; Summit, NJ; Union, NJ; Verona, NJ; West Caldwell, NJ; Whippany, NJ; and Westfield, NJ.

Real Self

A Member of the ASLMS
© Copyright 2012 - Summit Medical Group - All rights reserved :  Privacy Policies & Disclaimers  :  Site Map

Disclaimer: The information on this Web site is solely for to educate patients. It is not intended to be medical advice and, therefore, should not be considered a substitute for consultation with a qualified medical professional. Communications to or from the Summit Medical Group Web site and any person will not be used to establish a relationship between a patient and doctor.