For Referring Physicians

We appreciate the privilege of working with you on the evaluation and care of your patients. We hope that we will be able to enhance your practice through prompt consultations and clear communication. We welcome your calls, and our office will do their utmost to accommodate your patients in a timely manner. We look forward to the opportunity to share in the care of your patients.

Dr. Joseph Hecht at Orthopaedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana wants to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our referring physician’s patients. If you have any questions about our orthopaedic services or to schedule a referral appointment for your patient,
please call (219) 924-3300 to schedule an appointment.

Please have the following information available when calling to schedule a referral appointment.

    • All patients demographicsHecht_OR_photo-13 copy
    • Name of referring physician
    • Part of body
    • Any X-ray, MRI, or diagnostic tests
    • Patient insurance with policy number


Thank you for putting your trust in  me and my team when seeking a comprehensive orthopedic assessment and conservative or surgical treatment plan for your patients.