Dr. Andrew Hecht, MD

Dr. Andrew Hecht, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(33)
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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

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Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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

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Specialties

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

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hecht to family and friends
4.0
based on 33 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 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 (13)

in New York, NY |
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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in New Jersey |
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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high falls |
rushed out of the exam room 50 seconds later. i would not trust a surgeon that jumps around like that he came across like a nut
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in New York, NY |
My experience has been totally positive.I had a laminectomy with fusion in June 2016 to correct a condition that made it painful to walk short distances or to stand for more than a few minutes.After the surgery, which was less extensive than recommended by another surgeon,my recovery was rapid.I...more
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  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Hecht has admitting privileges

Mount Sinai Hospital
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