Miriam B. Schechter, MD

Attending Physician, General Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, and Director of Pediatric Infectious Disease Outpatient Clinic, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Contact Information

P: 718.405.8040 F: 718.405.8091 Email Doctor

Primary Location

Montefiore Medical Group-Comprehensive Family Care Center (CFCC)1621 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2604
  • Specialties & Focus


    • Pediatrics
    Clinical Focus
    • Dr. Schechter is a general pediatrician who splits her time between her active practice and medical student and resident education.
    Research Focus
    • General pediatrics
    • medical student and resident education
  • Education & Training

    Medical Education

    New York University School of Medicine


    Residency Program

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    Miriam B. Schechter, MD, received a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering at the Johns Hopkins University and her medical degree from NYU School of Medicine. She then completed a residency in pediatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where she also served as chief resident. She joined the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at Montefiore and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1993 as a general pediatrician at Jacobi Medical Center. In 1998, she moved to Montefiore, where she has practiced general pediatrics and taught residents and medical students at the Comprehensive Family Care Center ever since.

    In 2007 Dr. Schechter was appointed Director of Medical Student Education for the Department of Pediatrics. She is co-director of the Pediatrics Clerkship and director of the fourth year Pediatric Ambulatory Care Rotation and Pediatric Subinternship. She has a special interest in simulation in medical education. She has mentored scores of students and is the recipient of several teaching awards from both the Department of Pediatrics and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She serves on multiple committees at the medical school, and is Chair of its Clinical Directors Subcommittee of the Medical Education Council.

    Dr. Schechter is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the Academic Pediatrics Association, and a delegate to the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics.

  • Publications
  • Locations

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Medical Group-Comprehensive Family Care Center (CFCC)

    1621 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2604

    P: 718.405.8040 F: 718.405.8091

    Additional Locations

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301 P: 718.405.8040 Additional Details
    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
    3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403 P: 718.741.2450 Additional Details
    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY 10467-2401 P: 718.741.2150 F: 718.741.2237 Additional Details