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Dr. David Schechter, MD

Cardiology*
2.9 (17)
Map Pin Small Richmond Hill, NY
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. David Schechter, MD

Dr. David Schechter, MD is a Cardiologist in Richmond Hill, NY. They specialize in Cardiology, has 40 years of experience, and is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease. They graduated from University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. Dr. Schechter, completed a residency at Hadassah University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Schechter an average 2.9 star rating.

Dr. Schechter works at Practice in Richmond Hill, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Shortness of Breath, Hypertensive Heart Disease and Hypertensive Heart without Failure along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Schechter's Office Locations

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    Office
    8611 Lefferts Blvd Ste 3A, Richmond Hill, NY 11418 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 961-5722

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  • NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Shortness of Breath
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Administrative Physical
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Angina
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Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Flutter
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest Pain
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Common Cold
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Fever
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Limb Pain
Lipid Disorders
Nausea
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Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Syncope
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Systolic Heart Failure
Tobacco Use Disorder
Typical Atrial Flutter
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vitamin D Deficiency
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Obesity Counseling
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Abdominal Pain
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
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Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Asthma
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Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Septal Defect
Back Pain
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bunion
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Cardiovascular Disease
Cellulitis
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Cough
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Dehydration
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Esophagitis
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Foot Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gout
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Granulomatosis
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
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Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Murmur
Heartburn
High Cholesterol
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Joint Pain
Laryngitis
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Long QT Syndrome
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lung Cancer
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Muscle Weakness
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Post-Vaccination Fever
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Purpura
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Radiculopathy
Rash
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Raynaud's Disease
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Reflux Esophagitis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Septal Defect
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sleep Apnea
Stye
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Supraventricular Tachycardia
Swine Flu
Throat Pain
Thrush
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Thyroid Goiter
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Urinary Stones
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Varicose Eczema
Venous Insufficiency
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Vertigo
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Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Wheezing
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Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Arrhythmia Screening
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Carotid Ultrasound
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Holter Monitoring
Immunization Administration
In-Office Sonogram
Nuclear Cardiac Imaging
Nuclear Stress Testing
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
Stress Echocardiogram
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Thoracentesis
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
Wellness Examination
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    2.9
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    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish and Yiddish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1790706117
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Pittsburgh/Presby University
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Hadassah University Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • University Of Connecticut Internal Medicine Internship
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • QUEENS COLLEGE
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. David Schechter, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Schechter is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Schechter works at Practice in Richmond Hill, NY. View the full address on Dr. Schechter’s profile.

    Dr. Schechter has seen patients for Shortness of Breath, Hypertensive Heart Disease and Hypertensive Heart without Failure, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Schechter on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    Dr. Schechter speaks Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish and Yiddish.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Schechter. The overall rating for this provider is 2.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Schechter.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Schechter, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Schechter appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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