Dr. Steven Gecha, MD

Sports Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
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Dr. Steven Gecha, MD
Dr. Steven Gecha, MD is a sports medicine doctor who practices in Princeton, NJ. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Gecha is affiliated with University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro.

325 Princeton Ave

Princeton, NJ 08540

Contact Information

(609) 924-8131

Dr. Steven Gecha, MD

Dr. Steven Gecha, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Gecha's Experience

Dr. Gecha's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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  • ACL Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Hospital University Penn
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital University Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital University Penn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors in America, Northeast Region, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1996-Pres
  • Best Doctors in New Jersey, New Jersey Magazine, 1998
  • Accredited by The American Medical Accreditation Program (AMAP), 2001
  • Life Member of National Registry of Whos Who, 2000
  • Medical Society of New Jersey, Physicians Recognition Award for Continuing Medical Education,
Media & Publications
  • Lateral Retinacular Release in Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain, 1986
  • Knee Injuries in Tennis, 1988
  • Clinical Prognosticators for the Efficacy of Retinacular Release Surgery to Treat Patellofemoral Pain, 1990
  • Inhibition of Proteoglycan Release in Stored Human Articular Cartilage Using Alphatocopherol, Superoxide Dismutase and Protease Inhibitors, 1983
  • Cyclic Loading of Cultured Articular Cartilage, 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Ukrainian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gecha's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gecha to family and friends
based on 42 total reviews (15 with comments)
Dr. Gecha'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 (15)
in Princeton, NJ |
Dr. Gecha did an amazing job on my ACL reconstruction surgery and really helped in the recovery process. I would definitely recommend him to anyone in need of a knee surgery.
in Princeton, NJ |
Definitely would recommend him, and Amy his PA. Both have listened carefully & explained fully &I thoroughly what's next.
in Princeton, NJ |
Very thorough in determining why you are there and cause of issues. Certainly is looking for the best solution for the patient
in Flemington, nj |
He is very knowledgable about the knee. He did an amazing job with my surgery. He is doing a great job of helping me to deal with my arthritis.
in Kendall park |
Very good
in Pennington, NJ |
Efficient, competent, kind, respectful
in Trenton, NJ |
in Princeton, NJ |
very good - easy to talk to and willing to help
in Princeton, NJ |
my experience with Dr. Gecha to very positive. He took the time to answer my questions, gave my honest answers to my questions and seemed genuinely concerned with my health.
Excellent treatment!!
in Princeton Junction, NJ |
Fantastic! Dr. Gecha is an extremely knowledgeable and skilled orthopedist as well as very empathetic. He is very attuned to the needs of athletes. It is not an exaggeration to say say that I am competing at a high level of masters track and field thanks to his skil.
in Hamilton, NJ |
Very professional.
in Old Bridge, NJ |
An excellent surgeon, wonderful person highly skilled in his profession and a great communicator.
in North brunswick nj |
Hes the best he is not allowed to retire
New York, NY |
Very professional and great bedside manner!
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Dr. Gecha accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Gecha has admitting privileges

University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
1 Plainsboro Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
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