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About Dr. Steven Schechter

Dr. Steven Schechter, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Providence, RI, with another office in Attleboro, MA. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery and Colon & Rectal Surgery. Dr. Schechter has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

50 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Steven Schechter is Great. Dr. Steven Schechter has been rated by 50 patients. From those 50 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Steven Schechter is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Adam Augustus Klipfel Md

208 Collyer St Ste 301A
Providence, RI 02904
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Family Medicine Associates Of South Attleboro

562 Washington St
Attleboro, MA 02703
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Specialties

Dr. Steven Schechter has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Expertise

    14 Expertise

  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Colon Cancer
  • Diverticulitis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Infertility
  • Rectal Pain
  • Menopause
  • Bowel Resection
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Banding

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Reviews

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Great doctor

Dr. Schechter made a very uncomfortable situation as comfortable as possible. He’s personable, spends time with you and explains everything in detail. (Even more than once in my case). I am happy to be working with him.

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Very inconsiderate to patients

1st you can't make an appt for a colonoscopy, you have to be notified by mail from his office the date that HE will perform your colonoscopy..... then you have to wait until 2 days before your colonoscopy to be notified what time HE will perform your colonoscopy...... so you arrive on time for your appt and there are 4 other people with the same appt time as you waiting in the waiting room...... then you have to wait your turn......... my husband had to wait in the waiting room for 5 hours before it was his turn!!!! REALLY??? That has to be the most inconsiderate, unprofessional practice I have ever seen. And you don't dare leave because you've already done the prep and if you walk out it is going to be months before you can get another appt only to have to go thru this all over again. I realize he is a great doctor with a fabulous reputation in his field, but patients have to pay the price. It's not worth it....

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need help scheduling patients

I was scheduled for 12:30. Waited til 2:30 and still was not seen. I tried to rescheduled and was told any appointment I make, I will have to wait over several hours to be seen because he is a surgeon.

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56 minutes
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Consult patient

I went for a consultation about 5 years ago and I found the whole experience to be easy but most importantly I really really liked Dr. Schecter, he was nice, spent time with me and although he could not offer me anything surgically to change my situation he went over my options in depth.

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Very good doctor and great person

Dr. Schechter has been my doctor for about 15 years. I was having lots of pain when I went to him. He is knowledgeable, thorough and treats you with respect. He will see you the same day if you call. He has a good sense of humor and greets you with a smile. You will feel cared for, confident and even if you don't like the diagnosis, he will calm all your fears. I would recommend him very highly and without reservation. That is probably why you have to wait in his office, but it is well worth it, The time he spends with others he will gladly spend with you. And he will also talk with your loved ones if you wish.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2016)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2010)

    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.

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Education

    33 Years Experience

  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry

    Graduated in 1985

  • University Of Connecticut Health Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Steven Schechter accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • BCBS Rhode Island
    • BCBS RI HealthMate Coast to Coast
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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