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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 36

7331 College Pkwy Ste 300
Fort Myers, FL 33907
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Dr. Eichten's Experience

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Dr. Eichten's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Eichten Performs

  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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HealthPark Medical Center
9981 South Healthpark Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33908
Lee Memorial Hospital
2776 Cleveland Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33901

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    Dr. Eichten's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
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    • Ligament Reconstruction
    • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
    • Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Steroid Injection
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Total Knee Replacement Revision
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Bursitis
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
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    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Eichten

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Kansas City College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 2007

    Internship Hospital

    Grandview Hospital and Medical Center-Ohio University
    Complete in 2008

    Residency Hospital

    Grandview Hospital and Medical Center-Ohio University
    Complete in 2012

    Fellowship Hospital

    Joint Reconstruction Fellowship Joint Implant Surgeons Of Florida
    Complete in 2013

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of St. Thomas
    Graduated in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Eichten & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Eichten's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • HealthPark Medical Center

    • Lee Memorial Hospital

    • Cape Coral Hospital

    • Gulf Coast Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 4 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Eichten
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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    7331 College Pkwy Ste 300
    Fort Myers, FL 33907
    (239) 337-2003 (Office)
    (239) 337-3168 (Fax)
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