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About Dr. David C Schechter

Dr. David C Schechter, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Richmond Hill, NY. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Cardiovascular Disease, Surgery, Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) and Internal Medicine. Dr. Schechter is affiliated with New York-Presbyterian-Queens. Dr. Schechter has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David C Schechter is Excellent. Dr. David C Schechter has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. David C Schechter is 4.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

David Schechter Md

8611 Lefferts Blvd
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
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Specialties

Dr. David C Schechter has the following 4 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. David C Schechter has the following 31 expertise

  • Arrhythmia
  • High Cholesterol
  • Heart Block
  • Stroke
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Blood Coagulation Disorders
  • Hypertension
  • Bradycardia
  • Unstable Angina
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Rapid Heart Beat (Tachycardia)
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Heart Attack
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Blood Clot
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Failure
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Diastolic Heart Failure
  • Hypotension
  • Heart Diseases
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Diabetes
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Pacemaker (Artificial Cardiac Pacing)

Dr. David C Schechter has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. David C Schechter is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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best dr. deff recommend

really caring dr. will deff come back. smart and understanding and good at explaining.

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Four Stars

Dr Schechter is amazing. There was almost no wating time and inows what he is doing. He has that warmth, which makes him a very uniqe doctor.

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Patient

Dear Dr. Schechter, I would like to thank you for the kindness you showed to me and my family both during my illness and for your attention to my care. Your compassion and courtesy knows no limits and I will always feel safe and protected under your care. Everything was explained to me and your bedside manner made me feel much more confident about the situation. Thank you.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Schechter is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry

    Graduated in 1984

  • New York Medical College

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. David C Schechter accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire HMO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
    • Oxford Metro
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

David Schechter Md, 8611 Lefferts Blvd, Richmond Hill, NY

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