Dr. Steven Gecha, MD


Sports Medicine | Male

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.

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Dr. Gecha's Reviews

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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'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

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
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  • 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

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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • 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 Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


  • Medical School
    Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Hospital University Penn
  • Residency Hospital
    Hospital University Penn
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Hospital University Penn
  • Undergraduate School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Ukrainian

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  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

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