Steven Schechter, MD

Interim Chief of Colorectal Surgery for Lifespan

Steven Schechter, MD, is the interim chief of colorectal surgery for Lifespan and a board-certified colorectal surgeon with special expertise in laparoscopic, minimally invasive surgery, fecal incontinence, pelvic floor reconstructive surgery, and colon cancer.

His research interests include rectal cancer treatment, and the link between anal cancer and human papilloma virus in women.

Dr. Schechter is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and the New England Surgical Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and a member of the International Society of Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.

Dr. Schechter is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and recipient of several awards for his teaching at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where he is a clinical associate professor.



Brown Surgical Associates, Inc., 208 Collyer St
Lifespan Ambulatory Care Center (directions)
208 Collyer St, Suite 301A
Providence, RI 02904


  • Medical School:  University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Residency:  The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Fellowship:  University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey