David Schechter, MD

David Schechter, MD

Family Medicine Culver City, CA

David Schechter MD www.schechtermd.com www.mindbodymedicine.com

Office Address

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  • 10811 Washington Blvd
    Suite 250
    Culver City, CA 90232
    Phone: (310) 836-2225
    Fax: (310) 694-9814

Dr. Schechter's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Family Medicine: General Family Medicine, Sports Medicine (Non-Surgical)
  • Clinical Interests: Back Pain; Low Back Pain; Psychological Stress; Pain; Tension Myoneural Syndrome

Dr. Schechter's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • PhysicianCalifornia Hospital, Century City, And Brotman Hospital
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Private PracticeBeverly Hills Office
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • PhysicianCedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Los Angeles, CA
  • PhysicianPrivate practice
    Culver City, CA
  • PhysicianOlympia/Midway Hospital
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Private PracticeCamber Clinics
    Tampa, FL
  • Medical DirectorSports Med/Wellness
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Staff PhysicianHealthsource, Express Care
    Valdosta, GA
  • Staff PhysicianGardena Industrial Medicine/Occupational Health Ctr
    Gardena, CA
  • Staff PhysicianQuick Care, California Medical Center
  • Staff PhysicianCalifornia Primary Physicians Medical Group
  • PhysicianCentinela Airport Medical Center
  • Clinical Associate ProfessorUsc School Of Medicine
    Los Angeles, CA
    Clinical Instructor (1988-1990); Clinical Assistant Professor (1991-1997)
  • PhysicianMaple Medical Center
    Vancouver, DC

Dr. Schechter's Education & Medical Training

  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterResidency, Family Medicine
  • New York Univ Sch of MedNew York University School of MedicineMedical School
  • Princeton UniversityPrinceton UniversityOther Training, B.A, Nucleotide Biochemistry

Dr. Schechter's Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1985 - 2015
  • American Board of Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineFamily Medicine, 1987
  • American Board of Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineSports Medicine, 1993

Dr. Schechter's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • US News and World ReportTop DoctorUS News and World Report, 2011
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesMeaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
  • Men’s Health MagazineAmerica’s Top Doctors For MenMen’s Health Magazine, 2008

Dr. Schechter's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Back Pain As A Distraction Pain Syndrome: A Window To A Whole New Dynamic In Integrative Medicine.Schechter DL, Evidence Based Integrative Medicine, Vol. 2, No. 1, P. 3-8
  • What You Need To Know About Utilization review.Schechter DL, Family Practice Management
  • Sarcoidosis Presents As A Testicular Mass.Schechter DL, Jabfp, 5:437-8

Books/Book Chapters

  • Workbook For Emotional Issues In Back Pain.Chapter: The Mindbody Workbook
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  • Outcome Study Of Chronic Back Pain Treated By A Psychologically Based Program.Schechter DL, Aps Conference Psychosomatic Medicine, Vol. 67, No.1, Online, P. A-101


  • Clinical Evaluation Of Patients With Mind-Body Disorders.La Mind-Body Conference At Ucla
  • Mind-Body Medicine—Novel Approaches To Chronic Pain.National Teleconference For Designs For Health
  • Tension Myositis Syndrome—Approach To Chronic Pain Research And Practice.Ucla Integrative East West Center
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  • At Home Educational Materials For Chronic Pain.Schechter DL, Practical Pain Management
  • The Mindbody Audio Program For Back Pain.Schechter DL, Three Audiotape/Cd Series For Patients With Back Pain
  • Low Back Pain--Diagnosis And Management.Schechter DL, Cme-Certifed Audiotape For American Acad. Of Fp
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Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • 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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