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Dr. William Schechter, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine
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41 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. William Schechter, MD

Dr. William Schechter, MD is a Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Hospice & Palliative Medicine, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Medicine. They graduated from U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

Dr. Schechter works at CUMC Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic in New York, NY. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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. Schechter's Office Locations

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    Presbyterian Hospital Building (PH)
    622 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 305-7114

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    About Dr. William Schechter, MD

    Specialties
    • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
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    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1366596082
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr|New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
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    • U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI
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    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Medicine, Pain Medicine and Pediatric Anesthesiology
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    Dr. William 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.

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    Dr. Schechter works at CUMC Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Schechter’s profile.

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