The Group Welcomes New Dermatologists

Last updated: Jun 04, 2012, 15:21 PM

By Joy Pierce Mathews for Summit Medical Group


Summit Medical Group welcomes
two outstanding dermatologists to its practice,
Emily M. Altman, MD, FAAD, and Stephanie Badalamenti, MD, PhD!

Before coming to Summit Medical Group, Emily M. Altman, MD, FAAD, was in private practice with Advanced Skin Wisdom in Livingston. She has been Chief in the Division of Dermatology at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, and she has been a faculty member for New York University Medical Center Department of Dermatology. She is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

Dr. Altman earned her BA at the City University of New York-Hunter College in New York City. She earned her MD at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Medical School in Newark. After graduating, she completed her internship in internal medicine at New York University Medical Center and she completed her residency in dermatology at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. She completed her fellowship in dermatology/dermatopathology at New York University Medical Center.

Dr. Altman’s expertise includes state-of-the-art medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatological procedures and techniques for adolescents and adults. She is board certified in dermatology and pathology.

Dr. Altman will be practicing
at our 85 Woodland Avenue, Short Hills,
and 1 Diamond Hill Road, Berkeley Heights, offices.



Stephanie Badalamenti, MD, PHD, comes to us with more than 12 years’ experience in general dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, and the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers. Her expertise includes pediatric, adolescent, and adult dermatology. In addition to her position at Summit Medical Group, Dr. Badalamenti is Assistant Attending Dermatologist at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey.

Before joining Summit Medical Group, Dr. Badalmenti practiced privately in West Orange. She earned her BA in biochemistry with high honors at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, and she earned her MD/PhD as a Gibbon Scholar at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Dr. Badalamenti completed her internship at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, and she completed her residency in dermatology at the University of Miami Medical Center in Miami, Florida.

Dr. Badalementi's outstanding training and work with esteemed dermatologists from all over the world allow her to successfully treat a wide range of complex dermatology cases. She is one of few physicians in New Jersey to achieve the status of Meaningful Use and she has participated in the Physician Quality Reporting System since its inception. She has focused on advanced technology to enhance quality and services to her patients.

Dr. Badalamenti will be practicing
at our 101 Old Short Hills Road, West Orange office.