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Evan Schwechter, MD

Dr. Schwechter is an orthopedic surgeon in the NYC area. He is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center and 2 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
1.1k doctors
Top 15%
1.1k doctors
Top 5%
566 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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982 doctors
Top 15%
982 doctors
Top 5%
491 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2.6k doctors
Top 15%
2.6k doctors
Top 5%
1.3k doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Top 25%
37 doctors
Top 15%
36 doctors
Top 5%
18 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw more osteonecrosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Top 25%
469 doctors
Top 15%
469 doctors
Top 5%
234 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw more sciatica patients than 85% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Top 25%
1.4k doctors
Top 15%
1.4k doctors
Top 5%
714 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw more back problems patients than 75% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Top 25%
375 doctors
Top 15%
375 doctors
Top 5%
187 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw more tendonitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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795 doctors
Top 15%
796 doctors
Top 5%
397 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw more chronic pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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764 doctors
Top 15%
764 doctors
Top 5%
382 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw more abnormal gait patients than 85% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Top 25%
2.5k doctors
Top 15%
2.5k doctors
Top 5%
1.2k doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
2.4k doctors
Top 15%
2.4k doctors
Top 5%
1.2k doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
1.4k doctors
Top 15%
1.4k doctors
Top 5%
701 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw spine condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
143 doctors
Top 15%
143 doctors
Top 5%
71 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw torn meniscus patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
1.4k doctors
Top 15%
1.4k doctors
Top 5%
685 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw back pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
74 doctors
Top 15%
75 doctors
Top 5%
37 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw sprained knee patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
23 doctors
Top 15%
22 doctors
Top 5%
11 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw broken knee cap patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
Top 25%
2.0k doctors
Top 15%
2.0k doctors
Top 5%
1.0k doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw type 2 diabetes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
2.3k doctors
Top 15%
2.3k doctors
Top 5%
1.1k doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw diabetes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
45 doctors
Top 15%
45 doctors
Top 5%
22 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw pelvic fracture patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
Top 25%
353 doctors
Top 15%
354 doctors
Top 5%
176 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
Top 25%
54 doctors
Top 15%
55 doctors
Top 5%
27 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw synovial cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
Top 25%
747 doctors
Top 15%
747 doctors
Top 5%
373 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw sprained joint patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
1.7k doctors
Top 15%
1.7k doctors
Top 5%
873 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw obesity patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
579 doctors
Top 15%
580 doctors
Top 5%
289 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw more broken bone patients than 75% of similar doctors in the NYC area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Top 25%
96 doctors
Top 15%
95 doctors
Top 5%
47 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw broken leg patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
Top 25%
1.4k doctors
Top 15%
1.4k doctors
Top 5%
685 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw congenital disorders patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
Top 25%
152 doctors
Top 15%
153 doctors
Top 5%
76 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw sprained leg patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
Top 25%
1.3k doctors
Top 15%
1.3k doctors
Top 5%
673 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw birth defects patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
Top 25%
639 doctors
Top 15%
640 doctors
Top 5%
319 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw pinched nerve patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.
Top 25%
99 doctors
Top 15%
99 doctors
Top 5%
49 doctors
Dr. Schwechter saw sprained hip patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the NYC area. Learn more.

Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Schwechter accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Broken ankle repair (surgical) $4,051 – 13.8k
Broken femur repair (surgical) $6,727 – 19.5k
Broken lower leg repair (surgical) $9,381 – 18.8k
Knee arthroscopy $3,706 – 13.9k

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Repeat hip replacement rate

Dr. Schwechter’s repeat hip replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
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repeat hip replacement rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat hip replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. Schwechter’s rate of repeat hip replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We measure how many of Dr. Schwechter’s primary hip replacements resulted in a second hip replacement within 90 days of the first one — we call this their repeat hip replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary hip replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat hip replacement rate for patients like Dr. Schwechter’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Schwechter’s rate of repeat hip replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Repeat knee replacement rate

Dr. Schwechter’s repeat knee replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Schwechter’s rate 1%
Predicted rate < 1%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat knee replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. Schwechter’s rate of repeat knee replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Schwechter’s primary knee replacements resulted in a second knee replacement within 90 days of the first one— we call this their repeat knee replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary knee replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat knee replacement rate for patients like Dr. Schwechter’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Schwechter’s rate of repeat knee replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Schwechter sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
1250 Waters Pl
Bronx, NY 10461
39 miles away
Office
4141 Carpenter Ave
Bronx, NY 10466
38 miles away
Montefiore Imaging Center
3400 Bainbridge Ave
Bronx, NY 10467
39 miles away
Montefiore Medical Center
111 E 210th St
Bronx, NY 10467
39 miles away
Montefiore Medical Center North Division
600 E 233rd St
Bronx, NY 10466
38 miles away

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Credentials
  • Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2006

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Schwechter is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Montefiore Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Montefiore Medical Center North Division
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Montefiore Medical Center/Einstein Division
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Chinese Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield