Dr. William Schechter, MD

Dr. William Schechter, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 68

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

New Patient

(212) 235-1519

Current Patient

Dr. William Schechter, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in New York, NY and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from New York State U, School of Medicine - Buffalo medical school in 1982. He is affiliated with medical facilities NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Schechter to book an appointment.

Locations

Columbia University Medical Center

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(212) 235-1519
Presbyterian Hospital Building (PH)622 W 168th St New York, NY 10032
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  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ See hospitals

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Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Schechter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Infection
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Esophagitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gallstones
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastritis
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Knee Sprain
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Obesity
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Schechter accepts

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(212) 235-1519

Dr. Schechter accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthFirst
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MVP Health Care
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
POMCO Group
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and...Read more

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology

Education

2000
New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1985
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Center
Residency Hospital
1983
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Center
Internship Hospital
1982
New York State U, School of Medicine - Buffalo
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. William Schechter, MD?

Call (212) 235-1519 to make an appointment as a new patient, or (212) 305-7114 for existing patients or other inquiries. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. William Schechter, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Schechter has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. William Schechter, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. William Schechter, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. William Schechter, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Schechter frequently treats Chronic Pain, Abdominal Pain, and Acute Postoperative Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Schechter treats.

Where is Dr. William Schechter, MD's office located?

Dr. Schechter's office is located at 622 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Schechter is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

New York, NY
7 Awards Received

NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

New York, NY