Dr. Ronald Schechter, MD

Dr. Ronald Schechter, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Ronald Schechter, MD is a cardiology specialist in Towson, MD and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Univ Of MD Sch Of Med in 1982 and specializes in cardiology.

7505 Osler Dr Ste 103

Towson, MD 21204

Contact Information

(410) 427-2580

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Schechter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Schechter'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*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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 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
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Univ Of MD Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Temple University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schechter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schechter's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schechter to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Schechter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

This physician sent my mother for testing an Echocardiogram to R/O CHF. I was never contacted with results, When I called I was told he would call me if there was a problem. Well my mom ended up in ER 2 months later for the first time ever we were told her swollen legs; he saw in his office was...more
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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...more
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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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