Dr. Howard Schecter, MD

Dr. Howard Schecter, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Howard Schecter, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

8110 Airport Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90045

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Diarrhea
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more than 57% of peers
Gastritis
normal
more than 55% of peers
Constipation
normal
more than 55% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heartburn
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schecter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Schecter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schecter to family and friends
3.0
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Schecter's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Los Angeles, CA |
saved my life.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schecter accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Schecter has admitting privileges

Marina Del Rey Hospital
4650 Lincoln Blvd
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
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