Dr. Neil Hecht

Podiatry
Tarzana, CA
43 years experience male

Locations

Office

Tarzana, CA

Address

18411 Clark Street Suite 104, Tarzana, CA
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
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About

Bio

Neil H. Hecht, D.P.M. has been practicing podiatric medicine and surgery in the Los Angeles area since finishing his residency at Memorial Hospital of Hawthorne in 1978. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, he attended Case Western Reserve University to complete his undergraduate studies. He graduated from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco as a Pi Delta Honor Society member. He is specialty board-certified from both the American Board of Podiatric Surgery (1984) and the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics (1988), has fellowships in the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American College of Foot Orthopedists and the American Professional Wound Care Association. He is an active member of the American and California Podiatric Medical Associations, as well as the Los Angeles County Podiatric Medical Society. He is on staff at several local hospitals and maintains a full-time private practice. Dr. Hecht is the charter attending podiatric specialist for advanced wound care at The Center for Wound Care at Sherman Oaks Hospital and also an invited attending specialist at The Wound Care Advantage at Verdugo Hills Hospital providing advanced wound healing technology on a continuing basis. He is the former director of the podiatric residency training program at Sherman Oaks Hospital and attending staff for the residency training program at Providence Tarzana Medical Center. His office is located in Tarzana in Suite 104 at 18411 Clark Street adjacent Providence Tarzana Medical Center. He has lived and worked in the San Fernando Valley since 1979.

Specialties
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Podiatry

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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Hecht
43 years experience Podiatry
RICE acronym: Rest, ice, compression ( Ace bandage) and elevation and possibly ibuprofen to reduce pain and inflammation. If not improved in 1-2 days, see your pod ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Hecht
43 years experience Podiatry
Second opinions: It is never a bad idea to obtain a 2nd opinion regarding medical care. Complex fractures can take much longer than average to heal, especially in the ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Hecht
43 years experience Podiatry
Screw removal time: Usually removal of older fixation screws in the ankle is a simple procedure and recovery is fairly easy as long as your bones are healthy. After the ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hecht is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hecht is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I appreciate the time you took to answer my question! thanks
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

California College of Podiatric Medicine
Graduated 1977MD

Residency

Memorial Hospital of Hawthorne

Affiliations

American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery- Diplomate
American Board of Podiatric Medicine
American Professional Wound Care Assn
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