Dr. Steven Schechter MD

Dr. Steven Schechter is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Providence, Rhode Island and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island and Miriam Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Schechter accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island and one of 3 at Miriam Hospital who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Connecticut
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985–1986

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1991–1992

Brown University
Residency, General Surgery, 1987–1991

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified 20 years in Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 22 years in Surgery

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

RI State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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