Dr. Donald Schmechel, MD

Dr. Donald Schmechel, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Donald Schmechel, MD is a neurology specialist in West Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Harvard Med Sch in 1974 and specializes in neurology.

146 N Hospital Dr Ste 500

West Columbia, SC 29169

Contact Information

(803) 936-7076

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

99  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

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Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schmechel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schmechel to family and friends
27 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Schmechel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

He was very helpful when he met with my sister and myself today and he was very professional and knowledgeable!
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I have been seeing Dr. Schmechel since 2009. I have long list of autoimmune party goers and he always takes the time to listen and help in every way possible. Even asking about my husband who has a bad heart condition. He not only treats you but your family too. I drive 3 and a half hours to see...more
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Dr. Schmechel is a fine doctor.He really is a caring doctor and takes up time you are a person and he listens.to you and is truly interested.
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He is the most amazing doctor! very considerate and kind and actually cared about my health! I would highly recommend him to anyone! He was the 4th doctor that I have seen and I walked away feeling like I had answers! Thank you so much!
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Dr. Schmechel is the absolute BEST doctor around! The ONLY one who actually SITS and LISTENS to what is going on with his patients! He is extremely knowledgeable and ultimately wants what is best for his patients. I'm so blessed to have him as my Neurologist!
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