Dr. Joel Schechet, MD

Dr. Joel Schechet, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Joel Schechet, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Southfield, MI and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1976 and specializes in pain medicine.

26025 Lahser Rd # FI3

Southfield, MI 48033

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

8  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • White Meml Hospital Loma Linda Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Sinai Grace Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Med College Ohio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schechet has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schechet's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schechet to family and friends
9 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Schechet's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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