Dr. Lawrence Hecker, MD

Dr. Lawrence Hecker, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Lawrence Hecker, MD is a cardiology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in cardiology.

90 E End Ave Frnt 1

New York, NY 10028

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Mitral Valve Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Carotid Artery Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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6  Procedures

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

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hecker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hecker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hecker

3.7

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I have been a patient of Dr. Lawrence Hecker for 15 + years and he is truly the best. He is my primary doctor and he is extremely meticulous about my health. He is detail oriented and in situations where I had health challenges, Dr. Hecker alway wanted to find the root cause and cure. He manages...Read More
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Soraya Bosi in New York, NY – May 13, 2018
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Dr. Hecker spent time with me to go over my test results and when I had need for more information he called me back himself. He is a terrific doctor in all ways as far as I am concerned
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Dennis in new york, ny – Mar 23, 2017
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Great Doctor, kind and caring man. Staff is friendly and caring.
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Thomas L in New York, NY – Dec 15, 2016
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