Dr. Neil Schechter, MD

Dr. Neil Schechter, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Neil Schechter, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

Orthopaedic Center of South Florida

600 S Pine Island Rd Ste 300

Plantation, FL 33324
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Preferred Health Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vista Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thoracic Spine Fracture
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Schechter'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schechter "His focus is on the aggressive conservative treatment of back and neck problems, offering patients an array of therapeutic options. When surgery is warranted, Dr. Schechter offers the most advanced surgical treatment techniques for the care of back and neck injuries, with an emphasis on sports-related injuries, traumatic injuries, workers compensation injuries, individuals who have undergone multiple surgeries, and patients suffering compression fractures."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
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34  Procedures

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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

  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Texas Back Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schechter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Schechter does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Schechter and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Schechter's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schechter to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Schechter'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Very thankful to have knowledgeable people looking out over my recovery caring and clean office and super nice even though I called like 20 times they always had patience when explaining to me what was going on thank you
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This man should not be practicing medice. I was a compensation case and was sent to him against my will. He is the worse man I have ever seen practice medicine. He put me on light duty when I was in sever pain. I had no choice but to leave my position with my employee and return to my home town. On...more
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