Dr. Merryl Schechtman, MD

Dr. Merryl Schechtman, MD

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics  |  
Female  |  
Age 60
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Merryl Schechtman, MD, FAAP is board certified in General Pediatrics and in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. She obtained her BS from Wagner College and 32 post baccalaureate credits at the NYU Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in Microbiology. She received her MD degree from the University of Bologna, Italy, in 1985 and completed pediatric residency and developmental/behavioral pediatric fellowship at the Schneider Children's Hospital of Long Island Jewish Medical Center in 1990. Dr. Schechtman worked at the Developmental Disabilities Center of St. Luke's/ Roosevelt Hospital upon graduating fellowship. She subsequently became Asst. Medical Director of St Mary's Hospital for Children. In 1996, she joined the Einstein faculty as attending developmental pediatrician at the Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center of the Rose F. Kennedy Center where she spent the next 18 years. She directed the Early Intervention Training Institute and also taught residents and precepted fellows. She has a special interest in the treatment of autism. Dr. Schechtman sees patients at Grasslands Rd Valhalla as well as at the Children's Rehabilitation Center in White Plains. She is a fellow of the AAP and the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. She is a member of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, the American Association for Intellectual Disabilities, the International Society for Autism Research and is a section member of the Council on Children with Developmental Disabilities of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has two daughters and enjoys swimming, kayaking, traveling, reading and opera.

100 Woods Rd Fl 2

Valhalla, NY 10595

Contact Information

(914) 493-7513

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
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 4 More

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Dr. Schechtman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
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Board Certifications

  • Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Developmental Delay
  • Developmental Disorders
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Procedures

  • Developmental Assessment
  • Pediatric Developmental Therapy
  • Well Child Examination

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

  • U Bologna
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Schechtman accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • 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
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Schechtman has admitting privileges

Westchester Medical Center
100 Woods Rd
Valhalla, NY 10595
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