Dr. Joy Schechtman, DO

Dr. Joy Schechtman, DO

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Joy Schechtman, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Peoria, AZ and has been practicing for 38 years. She specializes in rheumatology, pediatric rheumatology, and more.

Sun Valley Arthritis Center, LTD

6818 W Thunderbird Rd

Peoria, AZ 85381
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Schechtman'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.

3  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Pediatric Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*

71  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Cleveland Clinic Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schechtman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schechtman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schechtman to family and friends
58 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (58)

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  • 1

Dr. Schechtman'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 (9)

I have been seeing Dr Schectman for over 20 years and find her highly educated in fibro, arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, and many other causes of pain. I feel absolutely confident in her diagnosis and course of treatment. We have tried alot of different things to help my pain due to my many...more
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Knowledgeable Quick to the point answers questions Warm friendly. Intelligent
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Excellent Doctor, Very through. Listens Well,and Good Staff. Has in house MRI, Bone Density Machjne, and an Excellent Lab. Highly Recommended.
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I found Dr Schechtman to be very knowledgeable on rheumatoid issues, but found her condescending and she lost her temper twice during my 3 year association with her office. She seemed very rushed an unable to accept any questioning to her suggestions of treatment options. I loved the PA that...more
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The experience I have had with Dr. Schechtman in the last several years has been phenomenal. She has been more thorough and has considered the "whole picture" more than any doctor I have ever had (and i am 75 years old). I believe she has kept my arthritis pain to a minimum and helped me through...more
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