Dr. David Schechter, MD

Dr. David Schechter, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o
(7)

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Dr. David Schechter, MD is a cardiology specialist in Richmond Hill, NY and has been practicing for 28 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

Learn about Dr. Schechter

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Schechter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
high
more than 87% of peers
Atherosclerosis
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Schechter's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schechter "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."

7  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology
  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nuclear Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Nuclear Medicine*

58  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schechter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Haitian Creole
  • Hebrew
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Schechter does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Schechter and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures

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Dr. Schechter's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schechter to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Schechter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Don't bother I left after waiting for two hours
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