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Professional Statement

  • Carol Brown-Altuna, RN, is a pediatric nurse practitioner treating patients in New York City and the surrounding communities. Her primary goal is to ensure that each of her patients receives the highest standard of medical care. Ms. Brown-Altuna is a member of professional organizations including the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and the Nurse Practitioners of New York.
  • For her undergraduate education, Ms. Brown-Altuna attended Russell Sage College and the Colombia University School of Nursing, completing a liberal arts degree and a bachelor of science. She continued her medical education through the Colombia Presbyterian Medical Center Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Program. Ms. Brown-Altuna pursued her master’s degree through the Colombia University School of Nursing.
  • Patients visiting Ms. Brown-Altuna can receive a full range of medical services. She provides general pediatric consultations, as well as treatment for specific illnesses and issues. In addition to her practice, Ms. Brown-Altuna has prepared publications on subjects including early childcare and primary healthcare of the young.


  • Columbia University (Master’s)
  • Columbia University (Bachelor’s)
  • Russell Sage College (Bachelor’s)

Awards and Publications

  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Certification Program
  • Kellas Scholar, Russell Sage College
  • Primary Healthcare of The Young (Contributing Author) Jane Fox, R.N., M.S., P.N.P. - Mcgraw Hill 1981
  • Pediatric Nursing Teenage Mother's Well Child Clinic - May/June 1978
  • The Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Complete Guide To Early Childcare (Contributing Author) Nicholas Cunningham, M.D. and Donald R. Tapley, M.D.; Editors - Crown Publishers 1990

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing

Language Spoken

  • English