Dr. Richard Stechel, MD

Dr. Richard Stechel, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Richard Stechel, MD is a cardiology specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Temple Univ Sch Of Med in 1976 and specializes in cardiology.

1000 Northern Blvd Ste 120

Great Neck, NY 11021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Cardiovascular Stress Test
more than 78% of peers
Congenital Heart Disease
more than 73% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 70% of peers

Dr. Stechel'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

34  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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10  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.


  • Temple Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Montefiore Hosp Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Montefiore Hosp Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • North Shore University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stechel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stechel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stechel to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Stechel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

dr. stechel is an amazing, kind and brilliant doctor. most of my family are patients of his. he is very thorough and i highly recommend him. thank you.
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I was totally impressed with Dr. Stechel. He took so much time with me and explained all of my concerns. He knew I was very anxious and treated me with so much patience...I am so happy he was recommended to me.
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