Dr. Leon Schwechter has been practicing Internal Medicine and Geriatrics for over 30 years. He has always concentrated his efforts on giving very personalized care to all his patients by concentrating on preventative medicine and maintaining good health. Throughout the 3 decades of practice, Dr. Schwechter has developed an extensive network of expert consulting physicians that he refers to and that give the same type of personalized care that his patients treasure. His primary hospital affiliation is with St. Francis Hospital “The Heart Center”, one of the best hospitals in the whole New York area.
Dr. Schwechter was born and raised in the New York area and went to New York University for undergraduate studies. His professional education consisted of attending school in Des Moines, Iowa at the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. He then trained in Internal Medicine At Winthrop University Hospital and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine with Added Qualifications in Geriatrics. After working as an emergency room physician for 2 years he started the private practice that has grown into Advanced Internal Medicine Group. The practice now has 4 full time physicians within our modern fully equipped new office and over 5 Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants working various jobs including our Medical House Call Service. The extensive staff that has been developed over all the years is as devoted to the patients and their care as Dr. Schwechter.
While his AIM family has grown over the years so has his personal family. Dr. Schwechter is a proud husband, father of three, and grandfather of four or as he calls them “The best invention G-d ever made!”