Dr. Altenburg is a Board Certified Pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Altenburg grew up in a suburb of Buffalo, New York. She attended the University of Rochester where she earned a Bachelor's degree in biology. She went on to study medicine at the State University of New York in Buffalo. Dr. Altenburg completed her specialty training in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Buffalo. Following residency, she practiced pediatrics in western New York until she moved to Melbourne in 1997. Dr. Altenburg lives in Melbourne. Her interests include sports, boating, camping, and raising her two sons.