Dr. David Louis Schechter MD Family Medicine Doctor

Dr. David Schechter is a family medicine doctor in Culver City, California and is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Schechter accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 28 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center who specialize in Family Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Family Medicine Doctor: General Family Medicine, Sports Medicine (Non-Surgical)

Clinical Interests: Back Pain, Low Back Pain, Psychological Stress, Pain, Tension Myoneural Syndrome

Hospital Affiliation

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Family Medicine, 1984–1987

New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Princeton University
Other Training, Nucleotide Biochemistry, 1976–1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 27 years in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 21 years in Sports Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Top Doctor, US News and World Report
2011

America’s Top Doctors For Men, Men’s Health Magazine
2008

Publications & Presentations

Mind Body Approaches To Back Pain.

The Mindbody Paradigm: Tension Myositis Syndrome.

Sports Related Injuries: Case Studies.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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