Dr. Schecter is an Associate Professor of Cardiology at Mount Sinai and Director of the Cardiac Device Remote Monitoring System. He has a B.S.E in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane, an M.D. from University of South Florida, and completed Cardiology training at Mount Sinai. Dr. Schecter manages a busy cardiology practice, has implanted over 8000 pacemakers/defibrillators, and implants heart monitors in the office (loops) that identify causes of syncope, stroke, and guide management of atrial fibrillation.
Dr. Schecter has 25 patents and was co-investigator for landmark Cardiology trials focused on device based treatments for heart failure. He invented tactile feedback technologies for procedures including ablation of atrial fibrillation and developed a software algorithm designed to improve compliance for patients with implanted devices.
In addition to providing personal care to patients suffering from a variety of cardiovascular disorders, his mission is to develop technologies that improve patient care worldwide.
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