Stephen M. Dechter , DO

Pain Management , Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine

(509) 586-2828

Benton Franklin Orthopedic Associates
711 S Auburn St
Kennewick, WA 99336

Overview

STEVE DECHTER, DO is a native of the Tri-Cities and received his undergraduate degree from Eastern Washington University. He attended graduate school at Cornell University and went on to study medicine at Western University of Health Sciences where he graduated with honors. He completed his residency training at Case Western Reserve University in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation where he served as Chief Resident and received specialized training at the Cleveland Clinic. He went on to complete his fellowship training in Interventional Pain Management at UCLA where he trained at the UCLA Spine Center as well as the Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and board eligible in Pain Medicine. His special interests in medicine include the multidisciplinary management of musculoskeletal joint and spine pain as well as regenerative medicine. Dr. Dechter is married to his high school sweetheart who is also a native of the Tri-Cities area, and enjoys spending time with his family, camping, fishing, and snowboarding.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 13 Years

Languages Spoken: Portuguese and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Pomona, CA

Graduation Date: in 2008

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

    N/A

Specialties: Pain Management , Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health
  • First Health PPO
  • Group Health
  • Group Health Coop Alliant Plus Connect
  • Group Health Coop Core
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Moda Health Connexus
  • Moda Health First Choice Network
  • Moda Health Summit
  • Molina
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • Premera
  • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
  • Premera Heritage Signature
  • Premera LifeWise Connect
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Regence
  • Regence UW Medicine
  • Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
  • Workmans Comp

Dechter's Office Information

Benton Franklin Orthopedic Associates
711 S Auburn St
Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 586-2828

Fax:
Website: www.bfoaonline.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor Dechter's Other Office Information

Benton Franklin Orthopedic Associates
9915 Sandifur Pkwy Ste B
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 545-8883

Fax:(509) 958-6252
Website:www.bfoaonline.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Benton Franklin Orthopedic Associates
3730 Plaza Way Ste 6400
Kennewick, WA 99338
(509) 586-2828

Fax:(509) 958-6252
Website:www.bfoaonline.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-