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Evan M. Schwechter, MD

Gender
M
Department
Orthopaedic Surgery
Practice Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Replacement
Medical Education
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency
Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Main Location
Montefiore At 1250 Waters Place
1250 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2720
Phone: (718) 920-2060
Fax: (347) 577-4446
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Montefiore North At Carpenter Avenue
4141 Carpenter Avenue
Bronx, NY 10466-2601
Phone: (718) 920-9065
Fax: (718) 920-6889
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Montefiore at 555 Taxter Road
555 Taxter Road
Elmsford, NY 10523
Phone: (914) 418-6200
Fax: (914) 909-1469
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Academic Title
Associate Professor, Orthopedics
Administrative Title
Attending Physician, Joint Replacement
Clinical Focus

Arthritis, adult reconstructive/joint replacement surgery, primary and revision hip and knee replacement, knee arthroscopy

Research Focus

Prosthetic joint infection

Publications

View Dr. Schwechter’s publications on PubMed and Einstein

View Dr. Schwechter's publications on PubMed
Languages
Spanish
Highlights

Montefiore, Richard Selznick Memorial Research

Biography

Evan Schwechter, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in adult primary and revision hip and knee reconstruction, with a particular interest in complex joint replacement. Dr. Schwechter also serves as an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

After receiving his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University and a medical degree from the University of Medicine and 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 reconstructive 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 he has presented at several national meetings. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).