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Leonard C.

Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Clinical Professor, Department of Environmental Health
Sites of Practice
University of Washington Medical Center
Northwest Asthma and Allergy Center

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Dr. Altman is a Board Certified Allergist and holds academic positions as Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases as well as Affiliate Professor of Oral Biology and Environmental Health at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

Dr. Altman has been involved in research studies through the University of Washington since 1975 as well as at the ASTHMA, Inc. Research Center, where he serves as a member of the board. In 1984 he joined private practice with Northwest Asthma & Allergy Center, but continues active participation in basic research. Dr. Altman is an enthusiastic jogger and classic car collector.

research interests

New therapies for severe urticarial and asthma and food allergy

clinical interests

  • Severe urticarial
  • Hereditary angioedema
  • Severe asthma

education & training

MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA (1965-1969)

Chief Medical Resident, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle WA (1974-1975)

Chief, Allergy Division, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle WA (1979-2004)


Fellow of American Academy of Asthma, Allergy, & Immunology

Best Doctors in America (2005-2006)