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Dr. Douglas Schechter, MD

Pain Medicine*
4.0 (22)
Map Pin Small Greenvale, NY
Accepting new patients
13 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Douglas Schechter, MD

Dr. Douglas Schechter, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Greenvale, NY. They specialize in Pain Medicine, has 13 years of experience, and is board certified in Anesthesiology. They graduated from New York University and is affiliated with St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center. Patients rated Dr. Schechter an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Schechter works at Practice in Greenvale, NY with other offices in Manhasset, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Herniated Disc and Intervertebral Disc Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield 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

  1. 1
    Office
    2200 Northern Blvd Ste 118, Greenvale, NY 11548 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 563-7910
  2. 2
    North Shore University Hospital
    300 Community Dr, Manhasset, NY 11030 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 562-0100

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Herniated Disc
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Chronic Pain
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Back Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic Postoperative Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Headache
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Low Back Pain
Migraine
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Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spondylitis
Upper Back Pain
Facet Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Acute Postoperative Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Cancer Pain
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fibromyalgia
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Phantom Limb Pain
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Stellate Ganglion Block
Sympathetic Nerve Block
Trigger Point Injection
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    • Aetna
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    • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    • Connecticare
    • EmblemHealth
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Healthfirst
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    About Dr. Douglas Schechter, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pain Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 13 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1588963888
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • New York University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Douglas 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 has seen patients for Herniated Disc and Intervertebral Disc Disease, 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.

    22 patients have reviewed Dr. Schechter. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. 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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