Dr. David Schechter, MD

Dr. David Schechter, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o
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Dr. David Schechter, MD is a cardiology specialist in Richmond Hill, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in cardiology, preventive cardiology, and more.

Dr. David Schechter MD FACC

8611 Lefferts Blvd Ste 3A

Richmond Hill, NY 11418
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Insurance Accepted

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Republic Insurance

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Schechter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autonomic Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schechter treats Autonomic Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Schechter treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schechter treats Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Schechter treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Atherosclerosis of Aorta
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schechter treats Atherosclerosis of Aorta more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Schechter treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Schechter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Cholesterol
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • In-Office Sonogram
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Nuclear Cardiac Imaging
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Stress Test
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Insufficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

As I am liscenced and very passionate about preventive medicine, I make it a point to discuss lifestyle habits and prevent cardiac issues. As heart failure/disease is today's biggest death, I try to work with my patients in order to reach a pathway that they feel comfortable and will bring them the greatest quality of life.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Medicine

Education

1990
University Pittsburgh/presby University
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Hadassah University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1987
University Conn
Residency Hospital
1985
University of Connecticut Internal Medicine Internship
Internship Hospital
1984
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
Medical School
1980
Queens College
Undergraduate School
1990
1990
1987
1985
1984
1980

Languages

  • Haitian Creole
  • Hebrew
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Awards

Dr. Schechter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schechter

3.7

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
57.142857142857146%
(4)
4 Stars
14.285714285714286%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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(0)
1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(2)

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Insurance accepted

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1199SEIU
Aetna
Aenta HealthFund CDHP and Value Plan Most of Idaho Basic
Aetna EPO
Aetna HealthFund CDHP
Aetna HealthFund HDHP
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
Basic HMO
Affinity Health Plan
Affinity Essential American Indian
Affinity Essential Bronze
Affinity Essential Catastrophic
Affinity Essential Gold
Affinity Essential Platinum
Affinity Essential Silver
Affinity Medicare Solutions HMO-SNP
Affinity Medicare Ultimate HMO-SNP
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amerivantage
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Card
Blue Care Connection PPO
Blue Care HMO
Blue Care Network
Blue Care Network Advantage
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Medicare HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
GHI EPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
Prism Blue Priority EPO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Advantage Platinum HMO
Advantage Platinum POS
Advantage Platinum PPO
Health Net HMO
Health Net PPO
Health Plan of Oregon PPO
Medicaid
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare EPO
Medicare HMO
Medicare POS
Medicare PPO
Tricare
Health Republic Insurance
Catastrophic Plan
Foundation Care Plan
Oregon Standard Plan
Primary Care Plan
Humana
Advantage Plus
Choice
Choice Care HMO
Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana EPO
Humana PPO
Tricare
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
MagnaCare HMO
MagnaCare PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Consumer Option Nationwide HDHP
Standard Nationwide Standard
Value Plan Nationwide Basic
Medicaid
Care Select
Managed Care
Medicaid HMO
MediPass
Medicare
Blue Choice 65
Blue Choice 65 Select
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Advantage PPO
Medicare of California PPO
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Neighborhood Health Plan Commonwealth Choice
Oscar Insurance Corporation
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
POMCO Group
POMCO Group PPO
UnitedHealthCare
AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
Basic PPO
Bronze Copay Select
Bronze HSA 100
CarePlus
CarePlus Medicare Advantage PPO
Choice
Choice EPO
Choice HMO
Choice Plus
Choice Plus EPO
Choice Plus HMO
Choice Plus POS
Choice Plus PPO
Commercial HMO
Dental PPO
Empire Plan
Empire Plan MPN
Fiserv
Gold Copay Select
Golden Rule HMO
Golden Rule POS
MAMSI
MAMSI Alliance PPO
MAMSI MDIPA
MAMSI Optimum Choice
MAMSI Optimum Choice Direct
MAMSI Optimum Choice HMO
MD-Individual Practice Association, Inc.(MD-IPA) HMO
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Supplement PPO
Metra Health
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Optimum Choice HMO
Options
Options EPO
Options POS
Options PPO
OptumHealth Care Solutions
PacifiCare
Secure Horizons
Secure Horizons PPO
Select HMO
Select Plus EPO
Select Plus HMO
Select Plus POS
Sharp Secure Horizons Medicare Advantage HMO
Sierra
Sierra Choice POS
Sierra Health
Silver Copay Select
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
United Healthcare West
Vytra Health Plans
WellCare
WellCare PPO

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