David Schechter, MD, is a family physician in private practice in Culver City, California. He has authored several books (including Think Away Your Pain) that explain the connection between stress and persistent or unexplained physical symptoms, such as back pain. In addition, he is the author of The MindBody Workbook, which has helped thousands of people process emotional tension by writing about it (journaling). Dr. Schechter completed his residency at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)/Santa Monica Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program and has a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in sports medicine. He has been named a “Top Doctor” by a number of publications, including Men's Health, U.S. News & World Report, Hollywood Reporter, and Los Angeles Magazine.
Board certification: American Board of Family Medicine
Hospital affiliation: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center