Dr Altamura completed his initial medical education in Italy and registered as a specialist in the UK in 2014.
He specialises in diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, and has published internationally recognised scientific articles on this topic.
Following his postgraduate training he had a research fellow ship at the Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre. Since 2009 he has been working as member of multidisciplinary skin cancer services at various NHS Trusts.
He is a member of British Association of Dermatologists and European Academy of Dermatologu and Venereology.
Dr Altamura works at Consultant level at Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust. His professional activity covers the full range of acute and chronic skin conditions in patients from adults through to paediatrics.