Dr. Elie Schochet, MD

Dr. Elie Schochet, MD

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Dr. Elie Schochet, MD is a general surgery specialist in Ft Lauderdale, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Michigan State University in 2003 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

1940 NE 47th St # 1

Ft Lauderdale, FL 33308

Contact Information

(954) 772-4553

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • 25 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Schochet'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.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy

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

  • Michigan State University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schochet has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schochet's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schochet to family and friends
37 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Schochet's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

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,...more
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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.
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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...more
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Kudos to a wholly prodigious physician :-)
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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...more
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