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.Learn more about Dr. Joseph D. Hecht
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.Read More
Dr. Joseph Hecht and Orthopaedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana (OSNI) will be assuming the care of Dr. Paulino Chan’s patients. Dr. Chan dedicated his career to providing high quality orthopedic care to his patients in the Northwest Indiana area with a personal and professional touch. In his desire for continued excellence in orthopedic care, he…Read more
As posted in the in the Northwest Indiana Times • Carrie Rodovich Orthopedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana (OSNI) has been operating in Northwest Indiana for more than 17 years. Dr. Joseph Hecht, OSNI’s senior partner, specializes in arthritis related conditions and treatments, with an emphasis on knee and hip reconstructions. He completed his residency at the…Read more
How to choose a hip replacement surgeon Through the eyes of a patient: “It was difficult enough hoping that this nagging groin pain was going to go away. It didn’t.” Starting as a dull ache, I’d take a Motrin and it would diminish. I won’t let this ache slow me down. I can still…Read more