U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free

Dr. Elie Schochet

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Fort Lauderdale, FL
18 years experience

Locations

Office

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Address

1960 NE 47th St, Suite 101, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Schochet is a fellowship trained colon and rectal surgeon, and double board certified in General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery. He graduated cum laude from Brandeis University and received his medical degree from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine where he was awarded the Wilbur Wright Oncology Research Scholarship in 2002. Following that, he completed a general surgery residency at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, PA., receiving both the Stahler-Rex Award for Outstanding Research in Surgery and the Bosanac Research and Publication Award for original research in the fields of breast and rectal cancer. He completed a one year clinical fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Florida, and then joined Holy Cross Hospital’s Bienes Cancer Center in August 2009 where he has quickly became recognized for his work in colorectal and anal cancers. Dr. Schochet has authored eleven peer-reviewed scientific article and delivered numerous posters and oral presentations to national organizations including the American College of Surgeons, The American College of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, The Society of Surgical Oncology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. His main interests include anal cancer, HIV related anorectal conditions, and minimally invasive approaches to colon and rectal cancer.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

36 Answers
28 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elie Schochet
Colon and Rectal Surgery 18 years experience
Always tell: Although it will unlikely change the operative technique or approach, it is always a good idea to tell your surgeon about any change in symptoms or exam.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elie Schochet
Colon and Rectal Surgery 18 years experience
Only of injured: Pebble poop may indicate sphincter spasm or injury if your first time with anal sex had any tearing pr bleeding it may take days or weeks heal.
A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elie Schochet
Colon and Rectal Surgery 18 years experience
Prob not related: Blood in the urine may come from many sources most of which are not related to the rectum or anus. In the absence of any history of prior pelvic surgery radiation cancer or other benign diseases, any blood in urine which doesn't resolve should be evaluated by a healthcare professional.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.

Ask doctors free
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

2
Recommendations
131
Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schochet is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Schochet is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
thank you for all your advice and responding so swiftly i am not happy about waiting but i think it will the right thing to do...thanks again...sincerely melissa
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thank for. Answer. Me very. Quick
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, MI
Graduated 2003MD
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less