Dr. Steven Shechtman, MD

Dr. Steven Shechtman, MD

Pediatrics | Male | 67 years old

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Dr. Shechtman specializes in Pediatrics and practices in Des Plaines, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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    Under 10 minutes (13)
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in Round Lake Heights, IL |
Dr. Shechtman has been my son's Pediatrician since the day he was born, a little over 15 years ago. I would NEVER take my son to anyone else. They have a great relationship. My son absolutely loves him and so do we. I wish he was able to see me and my husband. Best doctor, best staff!
in Mount Prospect, IL |
Highly recommend. Our family simply adores him. We've been seeing Dr Schectman for over 10 years (since my son was born). He's very knowledgeable, professional, friendly and caring (also very calming with a common sense approach). There are open office hours most mornings, which is very convenient when your child is sick and you need to get in right away. The staff is also very friendly and professional. They must really enjoy what they do, since most have been there several years.
The doctor himself was ok but the hassle with the rude and unorganized staff is not worth it! Very tight and uncomfortable waiting room and exam rooms. Amount of time spent with doctor was less than 5 minutes per visit so I never felt completely satisfied with our visits.
I have been bringing my children to Dr. Shechtman for 27 yrs. Just recently his staff accepted my Blue Cross insurance for payment on a physical and booster shots for my son. Afterwards they informed me that they would not accept my insurance and want me to pay $700 for a visit that is considered a wellness visit & therefore, no charge to the patient. I have agreed to pay the amount which the insurance company would reimburse Dr. for and asked if he would be willing to waive the rest. He won't
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Dr. Shechtman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pediatrics
  •  Board certified in Pediatrics
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Why It Matters: Dr. Shechtman's Board Certifications

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  • Pediatrics

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  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Graduated in 1975

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Pediatrics

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