Jordan M. Schecter, MD

Languages: Spanish


Dr. Schecter has practiced at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center for over 7 years. He has completed training in Hematology and Medical Oncology, with a specific focus on hematologic conditions (Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Anemia, Low platelet count, Low white blood cell counts). Dr. Schecter is active in national medical societies and lectures around the country on various hematologic conditions. Dr. Schecter is also active in the medical school and was recently appointed the directorship of the Oncology Pathophysiology course for the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Schecter has multiple clinical trials available for patients with brain tumors (Glioblastoma), Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma. His practice welcomes new adult patients with cancer or blood conditions.


Brown University School of Medicine

Internship: Rhode Island Hospital

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center


  • MDS: Refining existing therapy through improved biologic insights. Schecter J, Galili N, Raza A. Blood Rev. 2012 Mar;26(2):73-80. doi: 10.1016/j.blre.2011.11.001. Epub 2011 Dec 1. Review. PMID:22137600
  • Anti-erythropoietin antibody-mediated pure red cell aplasia in a living donor liver transplant recipient treated for hepatitis C virus. Schecter JM, Mears JG, Alobeid B, Gaglio PJ. Liver Transpl. 2007 Nov;13(11):1589-92. PMID:17969182
  • Open-label tiagabine monotherapy for major depressive disorder with anxiety.Carpenter LL, Schecter JM, Tyrka AR, Mello AF, Mello MF, Haggarty R, Price LH. J Clin Psychiatry. 2006 Jan;67(1):66-71. PMID: 16426090
  • Augmentation with open-label atomoxetine for partial or nonresponse to antidepressants. Carpenter LL, Milosavljevic N, Schecter JM, Tyrka AR, Price LH. J Clin Psychiatry. 2005 Oct;66(10):1234-8. PMID: 16259536
  • Service expectations and clinical characteristics of patients receiving psychiatric emergency services. Carpenter LL, Schecter JM, Underwood JA, Tyrka AR, Price LH. Psychiatr Serv. 2005 Jun;56(6):743-5.  PMID: 15939953
  • A case series describing orlistat use in patients on psychotropic medications. Carpenter LL, Schecter JM, Sinischalchi J, Leon Z, Price LH. Med Health R I. 2004 Dec;87(12):375-7. PMID:15679228

Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC