Dr. Lance Altenau

Dr. Lance Altenau

Welcoming new patients


  • Neurological Surgery (Board Certified)

Advanced Degree

  • Medical Doctor (MD)


Biographical Details

In practice since: 1977
Gender: Male


  • Medical School: University of Cincinnati
  • Internship: University of Michigan
  • Residency: Columbus Children's Hospital
  • Residency: University of Michigan

Insurances Accepted

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Treatments & Conditions

  • Anterior Laminectomy
  • Back Evaluation/Treatment
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Brain Tumor
  • Laminectomy
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Intracranial Surgery

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  • Phone: 619-297-4481
    2100 5th Ave., Suite 200
    San Diego, CA 92101
  • Phone: 619-297-4481
    752 Medical Center Court, Suite 206
    Chula Vista, CA 91911
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    300 S. Pierce St., Suite 101
    El Cajon, CA 92020
  • Phone: 619-297-4481
    9850 Genesee Ave., Suite 770
    La Jolla, CA 92037

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