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Dr. Steven Gecha, MD

Sports Medicine ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Gecha

Princeton Orthopedic Associates P.A.

325 Princeton Ave Princeton, NJ 08540

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Dr. Steven Gecha, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Princeton, NJ and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus in 1980 and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.


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(609) 924-8131

Dr. Gecha accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
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Humana
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Dr. Gecha's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • 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
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Steven Gecha, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Princeton, NJ and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus in 1980 and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Ukrainian
  • English

Awards

  • 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

Dr. Gecha's Reviews

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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.
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Definitely would recommend him, and Amy his PA. Both have listened carefully & explained fully &I thoroughly what's next.
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Very thorough in determining why you are there and cause of issues. Certainly is looking for the best solution for the patient
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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.
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Very good
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Efficient, competent, kind, respectful
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Awesome!
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very good - easy to talk to and willing to help
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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.
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Excellent treatment!!
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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.
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Very professional.
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An excellent surgeon, wonderful person highly skilled in his profession and a great communicator.
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Hes the best he is not allowed to retire
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Very professional and great bedside manner!
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