Pediatric Specialist, Cardiologist (heart)
31 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 Pediatric Cardiology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Echocardiography

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 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Leichter has 29 hospital affiliations:

  • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center 
  • Clara Maass Medical Center 


  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Donald Leichter MD is a male Pediatric Cardiologist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Cardiology.
Where does Dr. Donald Leichter practice?
Dr. Donald Leichter has 4 office locations.
Dr. Donald Leichter practices Pediatric Cardiology near Summit, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: New York, NY.
See Summit Pediatric Specialists.