Dr. David E. Eichten, DO

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Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics | Male

Joint Implant Surgeons Florida 7331 College Pkwy Ste 300, Fort Myers, FL 33907 Get Directions
(239) 337-2003

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I pride myself on compassionate, one on one patient care providing excellent surgical skills, safety, patient satisfaction, and the best outcomes in joint replacement.Read more

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I grew up in Minnesota and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of St. Thomas in 2001 with a...Read more

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Dr. David E. Eichten, DO says

I sincerely appreciate you taking the time to review the orthopedic care you received and share your experience with other patients.  I am committed to providing my patients' with a compassionate experience in orthopedic surgery and the in best joint replacement.

in Naples, Florida |
I broke my wrist in two places...a very nasty break that required a permanent titanium plate. I could not have asked for a better qualified surgeon. Dr Eichten's expertise, pre and post operative care allowed me to regain full control of my wrist without any complications. He is a valuable asset to the community.
in Bonita Springs, FL |
Under Dr. Eichten's care I was able to regain full use of my right arm after I broke it in three places. It's so refreshing to find a Dr. that is both skillful and personable. He forced me to revise my thinking--I was beginning to believe that all the really good doctors had retired!!
in Fort Myers, FL |
He helped me walk again with no pain!!! He listened to what was hurting ,ordered the test found the problem and helped me!!! I am Thankful for this wonderful Doctor!!!
New York, NY |
I would definitely recommend Dr. Eichten. He took amazing care of me and answered all my questions. Great personality and a wonderful caring doctor.
in Fort Myers, FL |
Getting my two knees replaced back to back it has been the hardest thing I've ever done. Dr.Eicthen and assistant Amy were just wonderful, always available to listen, answer questions and concerns, both before and after surgery. I felt during the whole process that I couldn't had been in better hands, I'm so very grateful!
in Fort Myers Beach, FL |
He made us feel very comfortable and confident. He visited me after surgery and assured me everything was OK.
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Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

Dr. Eichten says..

I treat multiple general orthopedic conditions and specialize in treatment of arthritic joints including non-operative and operative treatment of knee, hip and shoulder conditions.   

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  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

Procedures Performed

Dr. Eichten says..

I specialize in joint replacement of the hip and knee, performing minimally invasive surgeries that speed up the patient's recovery.  These procedures include anterior total hip replacement, revision hip replacement, partial knee replacement, total knee replacement, ACL sparing knee replacement and custom knee replacement. 

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  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bi-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • 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 Care
  • 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 Replacement, Cementless
  • 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 Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Kansas City College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 2007

  • Internship Hospital
    Grandview Hospital and Medical Center-Ohio University

    Completed in 2008

  • Residency Hospital
    Grandview Hospital and Medical Center-Ohio University

    Completed in 2012

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Joint Reconstruction Fellowship Joint Implant Surgeons Of Florida

    Completed in 2013

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of St. Thomas

    Graduated in 2001

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Eichten's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Eichten says...

I grew up in Minnesota and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of St. Thomas in 2001 with a degree in Biology. I then attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences where I graduated with a 4.0 GPA and earned the Gold Stethoscope Award for finishing first in my medical school class. I completed my orthopedic surgery residency through Ohio University at Grandview Medical Center in Dayton, OH.

     After residency I spent an additional year of fellowship training in joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee. Fellowship trained surgeons have been proven to improve patient outcomes and reduce complication rates. During my fellowship, I performed over 500 cases including minimally invasive techniques, anterior total hip arthroplasty, partial knee replacement and complex revision surgeries.   

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Dr. Eichten's Care Philosophy

I pride myself on compassionate, one on one patient care providing excellent surgical skills, safety, patient satisfaction, and the best outcomes in joint replacement.  

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Dr. Eichten says...

I treat multiple general orthopedic conditions and specialize in treatment of arthritic joints including non-operative and operative treatment of knee, hip and shoulder conditions.   

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Dr. Eichten says...

I specialize in joint replacement of the hip and knee, performing minimally invasive surgeries that speed up the patient's recovery.  These procedures include anterior total hip replacement, revision hip replacement, partial knee replacement, total knee replacement, ACL sparing knee replacement and custom knee replacement. 

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Dr. Eichten says...

I sincerely appreciate you taking the time to review the orthopedic care you received and share your experience with other patients.  I am committed to providing my patients' with a compassionate experience in orthopedic surgery and the in best joint replacement.