Dr. David Eichten, DO

Dr. David Eichten, DO

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
(31)
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Dr. David Eichten, DO is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics doctor who practices in Fort Myers, FL. He is 39 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Read his story

7331 College Pkwy Ste 300

Fort Myers, FL 33907

Contact Information

(239) 337-2003

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Drainage
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Eichten's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Eichten "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Eichten "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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Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bi-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Computer-Assisted Total Hip Replacement
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
  • 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, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Image-Guided Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of St. Thomas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Kansas City College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Grandview Hospital and Medical Center-Ohio University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Grandview Hospital and Medical Center-Ohio University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Joint Reconstruction Fellowship Joint Implant Surgeons Of Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eichten has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eichten's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eichten to family and friends
4.8
based on 31 total reviews (17 with comments)
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.

Dr. Eichten's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (17)
Cleveland, GA |
Dr. Eichten was very professional, knowledgable and personable. He took the appropriate amount of time to provide details of the break and make sure all questions were answered. He was very patient and kind. (Responding on behalf of my 92 year-young Mom who broke her arm/wrist.)
in Naples, FL |
The best. Two surgeries in a 12 week period. Hip and knee. Up immediately walking with a cane. Will use him for other knee and recommend him to all I can.
in Cape Coral, FL |
Talk about a dedicated Doctor, he is the best, great caring person. My knee replacement recuperation is progressing very well, thanks to his care when I was in need.
in Stillwater, MN |
My experience with Dr. Eichten was excellent my partial knee replacement has been great no problems even walking 9 holes plan on 18 real soon. Thank you again for the great work.
in Estero fl |
Kind, attentive when I asked questions Explained, instructed in an easy to understand manner Thorough explanations, but calming in his approach
in Naples, Florida 34114 |
I was very happy when I met Dr.David Eichten on my first appointment because he made me feel at ease with his decisions concerning the knee injections and possible surgery. I felt that he was qualified to help me decide what I should do about my knee pain. Hope A. Dayhoff
in Estero, FL |
Excellent doctor--excellent experience. I've already referred three people! I received a referral from two tennis friends and they weren't wrong. I got in immediately and was in and out within a half hour. Amazing for a specialist. Office personnel were awesome.
Cape Coral, FL |
Personable, easy to understand, explains things well.
in Naples, FL |
I just called the office for the first time looking for an appt because I have infection on my thumb, and after 2 IVs at Urgent Care they said see specialist. I was told they couldn't do anything in the office, go to ER. First I was looking for dr opinion because my hand is red and spreading, afraid of inflection. If I go to ER it won't be a hand specialist looking at my hand. And lastly their Sheila, receptionist added, and besides it's FRIDAY, omg. So I don't know where to go. Horrible
Thank you for bringing this to my attention, I apologize for the way you felt treated after calling our office. Please understand, I was not available on that particular Friday. Sheila tried to get you in immediately with our Hand Specialist in Naples but she wasn't able to see you on short notice either. Out of concern for your safety, the ER was recommended to prevent potential infection from spreading. They have a Hand Specialist on call who would quickly address your problem.
in Naples, FL |
First visit. Had an appointment in 2 days. Wait time very brief (5-10 minutes)n after arrival. Staff very accommodating and efficient. PA knowledgeable and clear with preliminary assessment .as well as cordial. Dr. Eichten was prompt and thorough with his diagnosis and decision on what initial stps to be taken for my condition.
in Naples, FL |
I am very pleased with Dr. Eichten and my hip surgery that he preformed on 12/06/16. He is very caring and easy to talk to.
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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Dr. Eichten accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
    NetworkBlue
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
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  • UnitedHealthCare
    Neighborhood Health Partnership
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Lee Memorial Hospital
2776 Cleveland Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
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Physicians Regional - Pine Ridge
6101 Pine Ridge Rd
Naples, FL 34119
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Physicians Regional-Collier Boulevard
8300 Collier Blvd
Naples, FL 34114
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NCH Downtown Naples Hospital
350 7th St N
Naples, FL 34102
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NCH North Naples Hospital
11190 Health Park Blvd
Naples, FL 34110
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Gulf Coast Medical Center
13681 Doctors Way
Fort Myers, FL 33912
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