Dr. Andrew Hecht, MD

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Dr. Andrew Hecht, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Mt Sinai Hospital Orthopedics 5 E 98th St, New York, NY 10029 Get Directions
(212) 241-8892

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Dr. Hecht specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in New York, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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4.3 based on 24 responses
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Experience with Dr. Hecht
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (24)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (24)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Hecht's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (21)
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in Elizabeth, NJ |
I've seen Dr. Hecht twice over the past several years for spondylolisthesis. I've always been impressed with him. I had FMLA paperwork that was a real hassle because it had to be redone due a rescheduling of surgery but his office staff was always extremely helpful and patient. And although I decided to postpone surgery for a future date Dr. Hecht has always been there to address my concerns and questions which surprised me because I know he's busy. I would definitely recommend him to anyone.
in Fort Lauderdale |
I am confident he is the best. He does not mess around. I like that. He is straight to the point. And he is good. His staff has been amazingly patient with me through my entire ordeal.
in Fort Lauderdale |
I am confident he is the best. He does not mess around. I like that. He is straight to the point. And he is good. His staff has been amazingly patient with me through my entire ordeal.
in Fort Lauderdale |
I am confident he is the best. He does not mess around. I like that. He is straight to the point. And he is good. His staff has been amazingly patient with me through my entire ordeal.
New York City, NY |
i am a retired NFL player. I had neck surgery with Dr. Hecht 6 months ago. I have had problems with my cervical spine for years with neck and arm pain. He was able to do an operation to relieve my pain and kept all my motion in my neck. I have no stiffness or pain. All the other doctors i consulted with wanted to do a long fusion but Dr Hecht did something called a laminoplasty. I have not felt this good in years. Also his staff is amazing. Dr. hecht is the warmest and likeable person.
in New York, NY |
he is amazing surgeon. confident, warm, and truly cares about his patients and their families. he did a cervical laminoplasty on me when another surgeon wanted to fuse my entire cervical spine. I have no pain , my function is back to normal and I still have all my motion.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • 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 Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger

Procedures Performed

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New York.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Harvard Medical School

    Completed in 1999

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory Spine Surgery

    Completed in 2001

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Hecht's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Hecht

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients