Dr. Steven Shechtman, MD

Dr. Steven Shechtman, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Steven Shechtman, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Des Plaines, IL and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1975 and specializes in pediatrics.

8901 Golf Rd Ste 303

Des Plaines, IL 60016

Contact Information

(847) 297-6600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Dr. Shechtman's Experience

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

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shechtman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shechtman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shechtman to family and friends
16 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Shechtman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I met Dr. Shechtman the day after my eldest son was born in 1995. He has cared for all 3 of my sons their entire lives. He is worth every second of the hour drive I make to see him. He has gone out of his way, even contacting and conversing with specialists for me during emergency situations. I...more
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All 3 of my children, the youngest 8 now, have gone to Dr. Shectman. He and his staff have always been very good to us and lived through our green parenting years. He answered calls no matter what time of the day and no matter how crazy we were. Our kids were well taken care of by him and his...more
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My wife went for flu shot for my son which is covered by my insurance but to my surprise, I got a invoice of 178 USD from doctor's office. When I checked with their billing department, I was told that it is new patient charge for which we were never told and they said, it is assumed that when you...more
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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!
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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...more
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