A University of Chicago Hospital trained orthopaedic surgeon with decades of experience.

Dr. Joseph Hecht is one of the leading joint replacement surgeons in the Munster, Indiana area, providing superior knowledge and expertise in the area of general orthopedics, foot and ankle, hand, hip and knee conditions and treatment options.

Dr. Hecht, a University of Chicago Medical School graduate, specializes in general orthopedic conditions and treatments, with an emphasis on reconstructive surgery of the hip and knees and completed his residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals, in Chicago, Illinois.

He possesses a passion for orthopedic care and is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement

The Anterior Approach for total hip replacement is a tissue-sparing alternative to traditional hip replacement surgery that provides the potential for less pain, faster recovery and improved mobility because the muscle tissues are spared during the surgical procedure. The technique allows Dr. Joseph Hecht the opportunity to work between muscles and tissues without detaching them from either your hip or thighbones – avoiding trauma to the tissues.

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