Dr. Elie Schochet, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 45

Dr. Schochet
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

South Florida Colorectal Institute

21097 Ne 27th Ct Ste 490 Aventura, FL 33180

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Dr. Elie Schochet, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Aventura, FL and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Michigan State University medical school in 2003. He is affiliated with medical facilities Aventura Hospital & Medical Center and Holy Cross Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Schochet to book an appointment.

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Dr Schochet and his professional office staff are wonderful. I wish my other specialists were as caring as him and his team.
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Jane R – May 12, 2021
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I saw Dr. Schochet for the first time yesterday. What a wonderful surprise. This Doctor listens, hears you, and makes sure all your questions are answered. My case is kinda complicated, and has stressed me out for years, but I feel a lot better after seeing this Doctor. In one appointment, I learned more from Dr. Schochet on improving my health and quality of life than the 11 years I've been in treatment for GI problems. I'm tracking my progress and looking forward to seeing Dr. Schochet again.
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Allison Biszantz – Sep 03, 2020
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Affable, well-versed and a high clinical acumen. The trifecta in a physician as far as I am concerned.
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Shawn Lowrie – Jul 13, 2020
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Dr. Schochet is the best. When I first started seeing him for colonoscopies his office was in Fort Lauderdale. His office is now down in Aventura. It's worth the drive. He is very personable, listens to what you have to say, and asks appropriate questions. He has a keen sense of humor which puts you at ease in his office and on the day of the procedure. He is also more aware than most of the prevalence of a certain type of colorectal cancer that is prevalent within the gay male community and routinely tests for any abnormalities, unlike other doctor's who seem afraid to bring up the subject. Dr. Schochet cares about your back side!!!!
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Gene Mahoney – Jul 10, 2020
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Another colorectal doctor had done a hemorrhoidectomy on me and after 4 months I was still in severe pain and living a nightmare. Dr. Schochet was incredibly thorough and very consistent in his advice and guidance through several visits. I was literally seeing 4 other experienced Doctors simultaneously given situation I was in but finally decided to perform my 2nd surgery with Schochet at month 5 post original operation. I left that second operation with ZERO pain (couldn't believe it) and fully recovered within 3 weeks after my operation with Schochet. My nightmare was finally over. I would highly recommend Dr. Schochet. I was literally seeing 5 of the top specialist in Miami for Colorectal an he by far was the best. He is highly knowledgeable, highly experienced, very caring, very direct & transparent and highly skilled. Couldn't ask for a better ColoRectal surgeon.
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A Duran – Mar 04, 2020
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Dr. Schocket has been really terrific. His communication and bedside manner is stellar. We are very fortunate to have found a terrific surgeon.
What went well
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Randy Leshner – Feb 27, 2020
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My experience with Dr.Schochet was an extremely positive one. I recently had THD hemorrhoid surgery, which almost no one looks forward to! He eased my fears, explaining the procedure in detail and provided specific pre and post op instructions. These were followed and I’m happy to say I experienced no discomfort or complications. I highly recommend Dr. Schochet.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Mary Ann Healy – Feb 12, 2020
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I have seen Dr Schochet for several years and he is the best out there for colorectal. I also have had 2 friends in the past year who had emergency surgeries and were lucky enough to have Dr Schochet be in the emergency room those times. They were very happy with the outcomes.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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John Stephen Barnard – Jan 10, 2020
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prompt, thorough, full of new information and excellent guidance
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Dec 26, 2019
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He’s one of the best Doctor as I know he did a great a job of taking care of my treatments, and great heart friendly!! Looking forward thanks you so much. Kevin
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Jan 09, 2019
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He is the best!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Shane Peachey – Jun 12, 2018
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Their office cancelled 15 minutes before I was to arrive - something about a meeting - too bad for me. Made a second appointment ,and, after describing my issue, the Dr. told me he needed a test performed before he would even look at me. When I asked if the test would be covered by my insurance, the answer was "it should be". Found another well documented Dr. who saw me right away, examined my condition and performed the simple common procedure to address the issue. Beware!
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Pompano Beach, FL – Oct 26, 2017
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He and his staff went above and beyond to put me at ease and help make my office visits and surgical experience as pleasant as possible. I am grateful.
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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KIMREE' JOVAN in DEERFIELD BEACH, FLORIDA – Oct 24, 2017
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, a colonoscopy was scheduled several weeks in advance. Two days prior, the appointment was cancelled and rescheduled. At appointed time for colonoscopy, there was no meeting with the Doctor. After the procedure, I was awoken by a nurse, fed, then told to dress. I asked nurse if the doctor would tell me the results. She said she would! There was no follow up by the doctor himself!
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Ft Lauderdale, FL – Jul 06, 2017
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Kudos to a wholly prodigious physician :-)
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Stephanie in New York City, NY – May 23, 2017
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Dr Schochet is a truly gifted and compassionate physician who demonstrates the highest level of professionalism and exceptional patient care. I consider myself very fortunate to be healthy and alive due to his keen clinical observation and highly effective interventions as a top-notch provider. Dr Schochet displays genuine compassion, respect, and dignity to his patients and he is also a wonderful human being. In addition, he has a great sense of humor which is healing as well !!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Michael B. in Ft Lauderdale, FL – May 23, 2017
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I had required surgery several times due to HPV in the rectal area. I can't be positive if it Had been done four or five times over the years out of necessity. Unfortunately I have extensive experience in the health care arena as a patient. I haven't come across many other healthcare professionals who treat their patients as good. Straight common sense communication along with an at ease bedside/surgery table manners make Dr. Schochet special.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Craig in West Palm Beach, FL – Mar 02, 2017
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Highly recommend Dr. Elie schochet, He is down to earth, takes time to answer question, clearly explains the procedure. Great bedside manner.& instill confidence. I'm very picky when it comes to my doctors, & Dr. Schochet is one of the best!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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isabel silva in miami – Aug 29, 2016
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Great doctor and a beautiful human been
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Isabel matos in Miami, FL – Aug 29, 2016
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Dr schochet deals with some of the most Private issues and concerns that males have , He makes you feel Comfortable from the beginning and not embarrassed about anything
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lionel Nobre in Miami, FL – Aug 29, 2016
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Biography

Double board certified in both general and colorectal surgery since 2009, Dr. Schochet provides care throughout the scope of general and colorectal surgery,...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Michigan State University
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Elie Schochet, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Schochet frequently treats Colorectal Cancer, Anal and Rectal Cancer, and Anal or Rectal Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Schochet treats.

Where is Dr. Elie Schochet, MD's office located?

Dr. Schochet's office is located at 21097 Ne 27th Ct Ste 490, Aventura, FL 33180. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Schochet's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Colorectal Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schochet treats Colorectal Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Schochet treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
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Anal and Rectal Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schochet treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Schochet treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schochet treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Schochet treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Schochet's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Burn Injuries
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Schochet accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
NetworkBlue
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Florida
Employer Group Open Access HMO
Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
Employer Group PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
HealthSmart
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
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Staywell (Wellcare)
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UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Options PPO
United Healthcare
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South Florida Colorectal Institute21097 Ne 27th Ct Ste 490 Aventura, FL 33180
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 2:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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