Dr. Ronald Schechter, MD

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Dr. Ronald Schechter, MD

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Cardiology | Male

St Josephs Cardiovsclar Assocs 7505 Osler Dr Ste 103, Towson, MD 21204 Get Directions
(410) 427-2580

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Dr. Schechter specializes in Cardiology and practices in Towson, MD. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schechter to family and friends
4.3
based on 7 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Schechter
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (7)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (7)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (7)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (7)
Dr. Schechter's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (7)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (7)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (7)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (7)
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in Baltimore, MD |
Dr. Schechter is the worst, most unprofessional doctor I have ever dealt with. After five years of treating my mother, just when she needed him most, he told her to get another doctor. He criticized and blamed her for getting sick. He even criticized her for having to call for an ambulance on several occasions. It turned out that her mitral valve was torn and two of her arteries were blocked but these diagnoses were made by real doctors at Johns Hopkins. We will never see this man again.
Baltimore, MD |
Love Him. He is a wonderful man, has a great bedside manner. Very patient and listens to everything I need to talk about.
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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Maryland.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of MD Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Temple University Hospital

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Temple University Hospital

    Completed in 1985

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Maryland Medical Center

    Completed in 1989

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Schechter's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Schechter

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients