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Cardiologist (heart), Pediatrician, Pediatric Specialist
30 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. DONALD LEICHTER is Excellent. Dr. LEICHTER has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. DONALD LEICHTER, MD is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. LEICHTER graduated from Cornell University, New York. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2000 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012)
Top Ten Doctors (2012)
Washington Heights


Dr. LEICHTER has 29 hospital affiliations:

  • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center 
  • Monmouth Medical Center 


  • Italian
  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Dr. DONALD LEICHTER MD is a male Internist, has 30 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, and Cardiology.
Where does Dr. DONALD LEICHTER practice?
Dr. DONALD LEICHTER has 2 office locations.
Dr. DONALD LEICHTER practices Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, and Cardiology near Summit, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: New York, NY.
See Summit Pediatricians and Summit Cardiologists.