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Bones, Muscles & Joints (Orthopaedics)

Meet the Orthopaedics Physicians

Evan M. Schwechter, MD

Gender
Male
Department
Orthopaedic Surgery
Practice Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical Education
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency
Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Academic Title
Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Attending Physician, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center
Clinical Focus
Arthritis; Adult Reconstructive/Joint Replacement Surgery (Orthopaedics); primary and revision hip and knee replacement; anterior hip replacement; knee arthroscopy
Research Focus
Prosthetic joint infection and direct anterior approach hip replacement
Languages
Spanish
Biography

Dr.  Evan Schwechter completed his medical degree at UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School. He served as intern and resident at Montefiore Medical Center, where he was awarded the Richard Selznick Memorial Research award. He completed his fellowship in adult joint reconstruction surgery at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.  

Dr. Schwechter specializes in adult primary and revision hip and knee reconstruction, with a particular interest in complex joint replacement, direct anterior approach total hip replacement (DAA), partial knee arthroplasty, and personalized, patient specific total knee replacement. 

His research has been published in major orthopaedic journals including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) and the Journal of Arthroplasty (JOA), and has been presented at several national meetings.  Dr. Schwechter is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).