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Roger B Schechter, MD

Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hyperbaric & Wound Care

Advanced Wound Care
Ankle Swelling
Ankle Ulcers
Chronic Wounds
Complex Wound Management
Diabetic Complications of the Foot
Diabetic Foot Care
Diabetic Foot Infection
Diabetic Foot Injection
Diabetic Foot Salvage
Diabetic Foot Trauma
Diabetic Foot Ulcer
Diabetic Gangrene & Ulcerations
Diabetic Infections
Diabetic Limb Loss Prevention
Diabetic Limb Salvage
Diabetic Nephropathy
Diabetic Nerve Pain
Diabetic Neuropathies
Diabetic Ulcer Care
Diabetic Wounds
Foot Trauma
Foot Ulcer Care
Foot Wound Care
Foot/Leg Ulcers
Hyperbaric Medicine
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Lower Extremity Ulcers
Lower Extremity Wounds
Nonhealing Wounds
Reconstruction-Difficult Wound
Suture Soft Tissue Wound
Ulcer
Ulcers of the Feet
Venous Ulcers
Wound Care
Wound Care Management
Wound Healing
Wound Infection
Wound Management
Wound Prevention & Management
Wound Repair
Wound Specialist

Medical Degree
  • University of California, San Diego
Internship
  • Tacoma Family Medicine - 1982

(GENERAL) - MEDICARE
(GENERAL) - MEDICARE ASSIGNMENT
(GENERAL) - WORKERS COMPENSATION
AARP - MEDICARE
AETNA ELECT CHOICE - EPO
AETNA MANAGED CHOICE - POS
AETNA OPEN CHOICE - PPO
AETNA SELECT CHOICE - HMO
BLUE CROSS PRUDENT BUYER - PPO
BLUE CROSS SENIOR SECURE - MEDICARE - HMO
BLUE CROSS SENIOR SECURE - MEDICARE - MEDICARE
BLUE SHIELD - HMO
BLUE SHIELD - PPO
CIGNA - HMO
CIGNA - PPO
COMMUNITY CARE NETWORK (CCN) - PPO
FIRST HEALTH - PPO
HEALTHNET - HMO
HEALTHNET - PPO
HEALTHNET SENIORITY PLUS - MEDICARE - HMO
INTERPLAN - PPO
MULTIPLAN - PPO
ONE HEALTHPLAN - HMO
PACIFICARE - HMO
PACIFICARE - PPO
PREFERRED HEALTH NETWORK - PPO
SECURE HORIZONS - MEDICARE - HMO
SECURE HORIZONS - MEDICARE - MEDICARE
TRICARE - CHAMPUS
TRICARE FOR LIFE - MEDICARE
UNITED HEALTHCARE - HMO
UNITED HEALTHCARE - PPO
UNIVERSAL CARE - HMO

Location

Palomar Wound Care Center

120 Craven Rd. Suite 105 San Marcos, CA 92078
Phone: (760) 510-7300

Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes

Hours:
Monday: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
 

Bio

Dr. Schechter is board-certified in Emergency Medicine and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He is also a certified wound specialist.

Dr. Schechter earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCSD’s Revelle College and received his Medical Degree at UCSD School of Medicine. He underwent post-graduate training as an Emergency Medicine Resident at Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield and achieved board certification from the American Board of Emergency Medicine in 1998. Dr. Schechter is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and a Fellow of the College of Certified Wound Care Specialists. 

Dr. Schechter serves as a Western Regional Medical Director for Diversified Clinical Services. He is active in conducting clinical trials in both the acute care and wound care fields. He has been a speaker on the national level regarding wound care and has spoken internationally about clinical research.

In November of 2010, Dr. Schechter was voted Physician of the Year for Outpatient Services.

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Additional Languages

  • Spanish

Dr. Schechter is board-certified in Emergency Medicine and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He is also a certified wound specialist.

Dr. Schechter earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCSD’s Revelle College and received his Medical Degree at UCSD School of Medicine. He underwent post-graduate training as an Emergency Medicine Resident at Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield and achieved board certification from the American Board of Emergency Medicine in 1998. Dr. Schechter is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and a Fellow of the College of Certified Wound Care Specialists. 

Dr. Schechter serves as a Western Regional Medical Director for Diversified Clinical Services. He is active in conducting clinical trials in both the acute care and wound care fields. He has been a speaker on the national level regarding wound care and has spoken internationally about clinical research.

In November of 2010, Dr. Schechter was voted Physician of the Year for Outpatient Services.