Dr. Lawrence Hecker, MD

Dr. Lawrence Hecker, MD

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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 28 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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hecker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hecker treats Heart Disease more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Hecker treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Cardiovascular Stress Test
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hecker performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Hecker performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Mitral Valve Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hecker treats Mitral Valve Disease more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Hecker treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis

Dr. Hecker's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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 Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pericardial Disease
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Syncope
Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lawrence Hecker, MD is a cardiology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Hecker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hecker

3.7

Based on 19 reviews

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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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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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Great Doctor, kind and caring man. Staff is friendly and caring.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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