Doug Altenbern, M.D.

A practicing urologist since 1991
Southern Hills Office

A native of Nashville, Dr. Doug Altenbern was Summa Cum Laude and received a B.A in Chemistry from the University of Mississippi. Dr. Altenbern then returned to Nashville to attend Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine. He furthered his medical education at the Medical University of South Carolina where he completed an internship in surgery, and his residency in urology.

Dr. Altenbern is married with three children (all boys, two of which are now in college). He enjoys spending time with his family at Center Hill Lake as well as cooking, skiing and playing cards.


  • Prostate cancer
  • Stone management
  • Incontinence
  • Prosthesis surgery

Getting to know Dr. Altenbern:

Favorite Book: “Atlas Shrugged” by Ayn Rand
Favorite Movie:The Godfather”

Quick quote from Dr. Altenbern:

“I enjoy the ability to make a difference in someone’s life.”