Evan M. Schwechter, MD
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Practice Specialty
- Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Replacement
- Medical Education
- University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
- Montefiore Medical Center
- Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
- Administrative Title
- Attending Physician, Orthopedic Surgery
- Clinical Focus
Arthritis, Adult reconstructive/joint replacement surgery, primary and revision hip and knee replacement, anterior hip replacement, knee arthroscopy.
- Research Focus
Prosthetic joint infection, direct anterior approach hip replacement.
Richard Selznick Memorial Research (Montefiore)
Evan Schwechter, MD is a board certified, fellowship trained, orthopaedic surgeon specializing in adult primary and revision hip and knee reconstruction, with a particular interest in complex joint replacement, direct anterior approach (DAA) total hip replacement, partial knee replacement, and patient specific total knee replacement. Dr. Schwechter also serves as an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
After receiving his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University and medical degree from the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Dr. Schwechter served his internship and residency at Montefiore Medical Center where he was honored with the Richard Selznick Memorial Research award. He then completed his fellowship training in adult joint reconstruction surgery at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Schwechter's research is focused on periprosthetic infection, joint replacement in young adults, direct anterior hip replacement and emerging technology in arthroplasty. His research has been published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) and the Journal of Arthroplasty (JOA), and has been presented at several national meetings. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).