Dr. Andrew Hecht, MD

Dr. Andrew Hecht, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Andrew Hecht, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1994 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.

5 E 98th St Fl 4

New York, NY 10029

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hecht performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Hecht's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
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11  Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Harvard Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Emory Spine Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hecht has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hecht's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hecht to family and friends
35 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Hecht's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

The most carrying and freindly guy you will ever meet in the medical world. Successful surgerys x2 lower lumbar discectamy and cervical posteria fusion. I went to multiple drs befor i meet him once i met him i knew he was the guy who id trust my life with. I was very scared but he talked me through...more
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Dr Hecht saved my life. I was unable to walk before my first surgery. He is kind, gentle and a concerned doctor. I have recommended him to many people and all of have been extremely happy. He will always have my vote to top doctor.
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I have never had more trust and assurance in a doctor than Dr Hecht. His administrative staff is pleasant and compassionate. His surgical team works like a fine tuned orchestra. The best of the best, hands down.
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He will spend 5 seconds with you in the room not explaining a single thing even not showing you your MRI! And for the 5 seconds he will charge you $382. You won't know if he is out of your network or not because his office will ask you about all of your insurance information and won't bother to...more
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Dr Hexht is amazing. He fixed my neck three months ago.Two other surgeons wanted to do big fusion but he did something called a laminaplasty that saves my motion.. All of my pain and tingling went away. I played tennis this weekend for first time in years. He is also a very warm person and...more
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