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Dr. Alan Schecter, MD

Critical Care Medicine*
4.7 (12)
Map Pin Small Great Neck, NY
Accepting new patients
48 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Alan Schecter, MD

Dr. Alan Schecter, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Great Neck, NY. They specialize in Critical Care Medicine, has 48 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Medicine. They graduated from State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine and is affiliated with St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center, North Shore University Hospital and St Joseph Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Schecter an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Schecter works at Practice in Great Neck, NY with other offices in Massapequa, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Shortness of Breath, Asthma and Interstitial Lung Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Schecter's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    233 E Shore Rd Ste 112, Great Neck, NY 11023 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 482-7810
  2. 2
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    643 Broadway, Massapequa, NY 11758 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 798-1066

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • St Joseph Hospital

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Treatment frequency



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Shortness of Breath
Asthma
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Interstitial Lung Disease
Emphysema
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Bronchitis
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Insomnia
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Low Blood Oxygen Level
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Partial Lung Collapse
Pleural Effusion
Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
Pneumonia
Pneumonitis
Primary Insomnia
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rib Fracture
Sarcoidosis
Sleep Apnea
Wheezing
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Sleep Study
Abdominal Pain
Acidosis
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Acute Bronchiolitis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Insomnia
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Alkalosis
Appendicitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Brain Injury
Breast Cancer
Bronchiectasis
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Cholangiocarcinoma
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Pulmonary Embolism
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Common Cold
Cough
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Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Cancer
Exercise Induced Asthma
Finger Clubbing
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Influenza (Flu)
Intestinal Obstruction
Liver Cancer
Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
Lung Abscess
Lung Cancer
Lung Nodule
Male Breast Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Psychophysiologic Insomnia
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Eosinophilia
Respiratory Failure
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Swine Flu
Systemic Sclerosis
Thyroid Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tuberculosis
Ventral Hernia
Viral Infection
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Bronchoscopy
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
Respiratory Management
Thoracentesis
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    About Dr. Alan Schecter, MD

    Specialties*
    • Critical Care Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 48 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1407895774
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Alan Schecter, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Schecter is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Schecter has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Schecter has seen patients for Shortness of Breath, Asthma and Interstitial Lung Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Schecter on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Schecter. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Schecter.

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