Dr. Richard Schutzer, MD

Dr. Richard Schutzer, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Schutzer, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in vascular surgery and general surgery.Read his story

The Allen Hospital

5141 Broadway

New York, NY 10034
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 97% of peers
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Schutzer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schutzer "After performing his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, Dr. Schutzer completed a vascular fellowship and training in advanced endovascular techniques at Cleveland Clinic. During his nine years at North Shore/LIJ, he performed more than 600 cases per year with a notably low complication rate. A co-author of more than 30 publications, he lectures widely and currently serves as an editor for the International Journal of Angiology."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schutzer "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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27  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.


  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Maimonides Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Richard Schutzer, MD
I went to see Dr Schutzer Sept 2017 at 5141 B'way location Manhattan. I waited 1 hr to see him.Then he came into examining room seemed very uninterested. I was there for a varicose vein that was giving me problems. He then sent me to get a Duplex ultrasound. When That test was completed. I waited...Read More
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Feb 23, 2018
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Bedside manner still exists. What a thoughtful, competent and compassionate surgeon, who communicates in a respectful and thorough fashion. Highly recommend if your condition warrants surgical intervention.
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Lenora in Staten Island, NY – May 30, 2017
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I have been on dialysis for 30 years. I've been involved with many surgeon's for a variety of reasons. He is without question the best of all of them. He is caring with top notch skills. I would and have recommended him to other people. The only problem that gets 1 star is when he moved to...Read More
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Philip DeArteaga in Lynbrook, NY – Oct 26, 2016
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Dr. Schutzer is an excellent physician. He is not only skilled in his profession but caring and compassionate. This is a rare combination in the medical field today. I would highly recommend him.
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Karen in Huntington, NY – May 17, 2016
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Caring and calming from first visit on. I followed him from his Long Island office to Manhattan, he's that great.
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Joseph Rodriguez in Bayville. NY – May 11, 2016
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