Dr. Evan Schwechter, MD

Dr. Evan Schwechter, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Evan Schwechter, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Bronx, NY and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch in 2006 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

1250 Waters Pl Fl 11

Bronx, NY 10461

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Schwechter'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.

Dr. Schwechter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schwechter "Dr. Evan Schwechter completed his medical degree at UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School. He served as intern and resident at Montefiore Medical Center, where he was awarded the Richard Selznick Memorial Research award. He completed his fellowship in adult joint reconstruction surgery at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Schwechter specializes in adult primary and revision hip and knee replacement, with a particular interest in complex joint replacement, direct anterior approach total hip replacement (DAA), partial knee replacement, and patient specific total knee replacement. His research has been published in major orthopaedic journals including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) and the Journal of Arthroplasty (JOA), and has been presented at several national meetings. Dr. Schwechter is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schwechter "Dr. Schwechter believes that each patient deserves individualized attention and treatment, and is available to answer any questions you may have about your care."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Schwechter does not have any board certifications listed.

68  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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21  Procedures

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.


  • Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Schwechter has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Schwechter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schwechter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwechter to family and friends
35 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Schwechter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

I was very pleased dealing with Doc Schwechter .. He was friendly knew what he was doing and he took my pain away. Easy to talk to. Answered my questions. I'd recommend him highly
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Dr. Schwechter gave me my life back, I have my hips replacement on August. He really care for his patients, a lot of blessings so you keep doing what you do best. Thank you Dercis
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Dr schwechter changed my life for the better he gave me my independence back with out any pain I feel like a new person with in one month I was 95% better to me it was miracle I thank god every day that I had that appointment with him.
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Worst experience ever. I was better off with his PA who showed more compassion and emphaty with my symptoms. After he didn’t see any fracture on X-Ray (no surgery = no money) he wanted to leave the room immediately, without telling me how to take care of my knee while at home. No MRI. Sent Physical...more
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Treated well, Kept in the loop. I have no complaints.
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