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William S. Schechter, MD, MS

Board Certifications: 
Pain Medicine, Pediatrics, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Anesthesiology
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Appointments

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 305-7114

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

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

Clinical Expertise

  • Palliative Care (Hospice Care)
  • Pediatric Pain Management
  • Hospice Care

Education & Training

  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: Quadra-Institutional Fellowship, NY
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: Babies & Children's Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

About William Schechter

Academic Titles

  • Professor of Anesthesiology at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Chief, Pediatric Pain Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

POMCO

  • POMCO

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
622 West 168th Street
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-7114
Fax:
(212) 305-8883
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