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NYU Langone Provider

Andrea Schecter, MD

NYU Langone Provider
  • Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-7021
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Before I became a doctor, I had a career in global public health. I helped Kenyan adolescents with HIV navigate the healthcare system, and I worked to expand access to contraception in Uganda. I have met women from all walks of life, and I have developed an understanding of the unique challenges they face. I chose to pursue obstetrics and gynecology to empower women to make informed decisions about their health.

I provide comprehensive care for women at NYU Langone Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates and NYU Langone Cityscape OB/GYN. In addition to performing routine gynecologic checkups, I talk with patients about healthy habits, family planning, and menopause. I offer contraception counseling, place intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants, and perform screening for medical conditions, such as thyroid disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure, as well as anxiety and depression.

I have experience working with women from a variety of backgrounds and of different ages, and with those who have a range of health conditions. I tailor treatment to each patient’s needs and wants. When it comes to managing common gynecologic conditions, I can offer noninvasive medical treatments as well as surgery, if necessary.

Many gynecologic conditions cause pain and bleeding and interfere with a woman’s quality of life. I have been trained to perform surgery using minimally invasive techniques. For instance, I perform hysterectomies and ovarian cyst removals using laparoscopy. I use hysteroscopy to diagnose and remove uterine fibroids and polyps. I am also trained in robotic surgery.

As an obstetrician, I love having the opportunity to be present for my patients’ happiest moments. I believe in clear communication and two-way conversations between patients and doctors throughout pregnancy and childbirth. I am a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society, which recognizes doctors and medical students who advocate for patients.


Conditions and Treatments

Conditions
  • abnormal pap smear
  • adnexal mass
  • autoimmune thyroid disease
  • bladder problem
  • cervical precancer
  • congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • cystocele
  • diabetes
  • ectopic pregnancy
  • endometrial hyperplasia
  • endometriosis
  • excessive hairiness
  • female genital disorder
  • female genital fistula
  • female reproductive system disorder
  • female stress incontinence
  • fertility
  • fibroid tumor
  • galactorrhea
  • Graves' disease
  • gynecologic cancer
  • herpes simplex virus infection
  • high blood pressure disorder
  • hot flash
  • human papillomavirus
  • infertility in women
  • irregular periods
  • menopause
  • menstrual disorder
  • metabolic syndrome
  • molar pregnancy
  • multiple pregnancy
  • ovarian cyst
  • pelvic infection
  • pelvic pain
  • pituitary disorder
  • polycystic ovary syndrome
  • prediabetes
  • pregnancy
  • pregnancy induced diabetes
  • premature menopause
  • premenopause
  • preterm labor
  • primary amenorrhea
  • prolactinoma
  • rectovaginal fistula
  • recurrent miscarriage
  • secondary amenorrhea
  • sexual health
  • sexually transmitted disease
  • thyroid disorder
  • trophoblastic disease
  • tumor of uterine muscle
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • urinary tract infection
  • uterine bleeding
  • vaginal abnormalities
  • vaginal atrophy
  • vaginitis
  • vulvar disease
  • vulvodynia
Treatments
  • abdomen surgery
  • abortion
  • bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
  • birth control
  • caesarean section delivery
  • cancer hormonal therapy
  • cervical cancer screening
  • colposcopy
  • diagnostic imaging
  • endometrial ablation
  • endometriosis surgery
  • genetic counseling
  • grief counseling
  • gynecological surgery
  • hormone therapy
  • loop electrosurgical excision procedure
  • mental health care
  • minimally invasive surgery
  • myomectomy
  • obstetric ultrasound
  • osteoporosis screening
  • ovarian cancer screening
  • ovarian cystectomy
  • ovulation induction
  • preventive health care
  • reproductive care
  • vaginal birth after caesarean
  • vaginal hysterectomy

Education and Training
  • Residency, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2020
  • MD from Yeshiva University, 2016

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  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Indemnity
    • Aetna International
    • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
    • Aetna Meritain Health
    • Aetna Open Access EPO
    • Aetna Open Access HMO
    • Aetna POS
    • Aetna POS (American Express Employer)
    • Aetna PPO
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • Aetna Student Plan
    • Allied
    • Chesterfield Resources Inc
    • Christian Brothers Services
    • CoreSource
    • Healthscope
    • Nippon Life of America-Aetna
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    • Starmark
    • WellNet
  • Agewell
    • Agewell Managed Medicaid
    • Agewell Medicare
  • Amida Care
    • Amida Care Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • BCBS Blue Access EPO Large Group
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    • BCBS Blue Access GEPO Small Group
    • BCBS Blue Access PPO Large Group
    • BCBS EPO
    • BCBS EPO (BlackRock Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (NYU Langone Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (NYU Langone Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS Federal Program
    • BCBS Florida Blue Care HMO
    • BCBS Florida Blue Medicare PPO
    • BCBS Florida Blue Options PPO
    • BCBS Florida Blue Select
    • BCBS Florida MyBlue HMO
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    • BCBS Florida Traditional PPC
    • BCBS HMO
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    • BCBS Local 32BJ Employees
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    • BCBS Mediblue Medicare PPO
    • BCBS Mediblue Select HMO/Extra HMO
    • BCBS POS
    • BCBS PPO
    • BCBS PPO (BlackRock Employees)
    • BCBS PPO - Empire PPO (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS PPO/EPO Small Group
    • New York Hotel Trades
  • Centerlight Healthcare
    • CenterLight Healthcare DIRECT
    • CenterLight Healthcare PACE
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    • Centerlight Pace Medicare HMO
  • Centers Plan For Healthy Living
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  • Cigna
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    • Wellfleet-NYU Student
  • Connecticare
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    • Emblem Select Care Silver Small Group
  • Empire BCBS Health Plus
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    • BCBS Healthplus Gatekeeper exchange
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    • BCBS Healthplus NY Child Health Plus NY
    • BCBS Healthplus NY Medicaid Managed Care NY
    • BCBS Healthplus SOMOS Essential Plan 1
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    • BCBS Healthplus SOMOS Essential Plan 4
    • BCBS Healthplus SOMOS NY Child Health Plan
    • BCBS Healthplus SOMOS NY Medicaid
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  • Fidelis Care
    • Fidelis Care Bronze Exchange
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    • Fidelis Care Child Health Plus
    • Fidelis Care Gold Exchange
    • Fidelis Care Medicaid Managed Care
    • Fidelis Care Medicare
    • Fidelis Care Native American Exchange
    • Fidelis Care Platinum Exchange
    • Fidelis Care Silver Exchange
    • Fidelis Essential Plan 1
    • Fidelis Essential Plan 2
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    • Fidelis Essential Plan 4
  • GHI
    • American Plan Administrators
    • GHI CBP (City of New York Employees)
    • GHI Emblem Health EPO
    • GHI Emblem Health PPO
    • GHI HMO
    • GHI HMO Medicare
    • GHI Medicare PPO
    • GHI Medicare Supplement
    • GHI Network Access - Benefit Services of PA
    • GHI Network Access - Total Plan Concepts
    • IUOE Local 14-14B
    • Wlny-TV Inc.
  • HIP
    • HIP Access I
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    • HIP POS
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    • HIP Prime Bronze
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    • HIP VIP Medicare Bold
    • HIP VIP Medicare Prime
    • Vytra HMO
  • Hamaspik Choice
    • Hamaspik Choice Medicare DSNP
  • Health Smart
    • WTC Health Program-HHC
  • Healthfirst
    • Health And Recovery Plan (Harp)
    • Healthfirst Bronze Leaf Exchange
    • Healthfirst Bronze Total, Pro, Plus EPO
    • Healthfirst Child Health Plus
    • Healthfirst Essential Plan 1 & 2
    • Healthfirst Essential Plan 3 & 4
    • Healthfirst Gold Leaf Exchange
    • Healthfirst Gold Total, Pro, Plus EPO
    • Healthfirst Green Leaf Exchange
    • Healthfirst Medicaid
    • Healthfirst Medicare
    • Healthfirst Medicare/NYU Risk
    • Healthfirst Personal Wellness Plan
    • Healthfirst Platinum Leaf Exchange
    • Healthfirst Platinum Total, Pro, Plus EPO
    • Healthfirst Senior Health Partners
    • Healthfirst Silver Leaf Exchange
    • Healthfirst Silver Total, Pro, Plus EPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Local 1199
    • Local 1199 - NYU Hospital Member Choice
    • Local 1199 PPO
  • Magnacare
    • Magnacare PPO
  • Medicare
    • Medicare Part B
  • Multiplan
    • AXA Assistance USA
    • Administrative Concepts
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Diversified Administration Corporation
    • Fiserv Health
    • GEHA
    • Global Excel
    • Global Health
    • Guardian Life Insurance Co Of America
    • Health Net Of California
    • Health Republic Of NJ
    • Humana Health Plan
    • Insurance Design Administrators
    • Kaiser Foundation
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    • Meritain Health
    • Multiplan PPO
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    • Mutual Of Omaha
    • Nippon Life Ins Co
    • PHCS
    • Professional Benefit Admin
    • Qualcare Inc
    • Screen Actors Guild
    • Teamsters Allied Benefits
    • US Life Insurance Company
  • NYSHIP - The Empire Plan
    • NYS Health Insurance Plan - The Empire Plan
  • Oxford
    • Oxford Health Plans Freedom
    • Oxford Health Plans Liberty
  • POMCO Insurance Company
    • POMCO Insurance Company
  • Partners Health Plan Inc
    • Partners Health Plan FIDA
    • Partners Health Plan Medicaid
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  • Qualcare Inc.
    • Qualcare Direct
  • Railroad Medicare
    • Palmetto GBA Railroad Medicare
  • River Spring Health Plan
    • River Spring Medicare HMP SNP
  • Tricare
    • TRICARE
    • TriWest
    • US Family Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete
    • Bind Benefits inc
    • Oxford Health Plans Medicare Advantage
    • UMR
    • UMR WTC Health Program
    • United Healthcare AARP
    • United Healthcare All Savers
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Choice (AMEX employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (Blackrock employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (CBS employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (Viacom Employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice NSLIJ
    • United Healthcare EPO
    • United Healthcare EPO (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Indemnity (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare Medicare
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare POS
    • United Healthcare PPO
    • United Healthcare Plus (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Value, Advantage and HDHP (New York University employees)
    • UnitedHealthcare Choice (JP Morgan Employees)
  • VA Community Care Network
    • VA CCN Optum
  • VNS Choice Advantage
    • VNS Medicare Advantage
    • VNS NY Choice Select Health
  • Veterans Choice
    • Veterans Choice Program-VACAA
  • Village Care
    • VillageCare
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Locations and Appointments

NYU OBGYN Associates

530 1st Avenue, Suite 10Q
New York, NY 10016