Dr. Jay Schechter, MD

Dr. Jay Schechter, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jay Schechter, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Potsdam, NY. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Schechter is affiliated with Canton - Potsdam Hospital and Claxton - Hepburn Medical Center.

37 Pierrepont Ave

Potsdam, NY 13676

Contact Information

(315) 265-6800

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MVP Health Care

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
56

Conditions Treated

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

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

  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Royal Victoria Hospital McGill University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Royal Victoria Hospital McGill University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schechter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schechter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schechter to family and friends
4.0
based on 5 total reviews
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
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schechter accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Schechter has admitting privileges

Canton - Potsdam Hospital
50 Leroy St
Potsdam, NY 13676
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Claxton - Hepburn Medical Center
214 King St
Ogdensburg, NY 13669
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