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Dr. Altergott has been practicing emergency Medicine for 20 years, most of which have been spent at CHLA. Her interests are in minor trauma and patient advocacy. For the last 10 years, she has been working part-time in the emergency department in order to spend more time with her own children. Though a native of California, her heart belongs to the Fighting Irish of South Bend and she has an ongoing ‘problem’ with her status as a USC affiliate.

Clinical Interests

Child Life, Patient Comfort, Trauma


Medical School: 

Loyola University - Stritch School of Medicine


Children's Hospital Los Angeles; Pediatrics


Children's Hospital Los Angeles; Pediatrics


Children's Hospital Los Angeles; Pediatric Emergency Medicine



Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics

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4650 Sunset Blvd.
MS #113
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 323-361-2109Office
Fax: 323-361-3891Fax