Dr. Steven R. Gecha, MD

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Dr. Steven R. Gecha, MD

Sports Medicine | Male

Princeton Orthopedic Associates P.A. 325 Princeton Ave, Princeton, NJ 08540 Get Directions
(609) 924-8131

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Dr. Gecha specializes in Sports Medicine and practices in Princeton, NJ. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gecha to family and friends
4.9
based on 30 total surveys (10 with reviews)
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Gecha
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (27)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (27)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Gecha's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (26)
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in Pennington, NJ |
Efficient, competent, kind, respectful
in Trenton, NJ |
Awesome!
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.
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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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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

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
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • 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)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Procedures Performed

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

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • 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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Ukrainian

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  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Gecha's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Gecha

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients