Meet Dr. David A. Hecht
Frequently referred to care for friends and family by leading medical professionals.
Dr. David Hecht was born and raised in New York. He attended the College of William and Mary in Virginia where he graduated summa cum laude and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society. He returned to New York City and received his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine. After medical school, he completed internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. During residency, Dr. Hecht scored the highest in the nation on the annual in-service training examination. He also completed basic science research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Following residency, Dr. Hecht was selected for the highly prestigious fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he had the privilege of training under Drs. Dean Toriumi and Eugene Tardy two world renowned facial plastic surgeons. Upon the completion of fellowship, Dr. Hecht was awarded for obtaining the highest international score on the written board certification examination administered by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. During his tenure at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Hecht also served on the faculty as Clinical Instructor, teaching residents and medical students. His academic accomplishments also include numerous authored and published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters as well as presentations at local and international meetings. Dr. Hecht is board-certified by both the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Hecht enjoys spending time with his family, fitness and playing golf.
In addition to maintaining a busy private practice, Dr. Hecht volunteers his time for the community. Dr. Hecht participates in the pro bono humanitarian program FACE-TO-FACE, sponsored by the Educational and Research Foundation for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Hecht also served as President of the Arizona Society of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Hecht has been featured in numerous television programs, magazines and newspapers.
Dr. Hecht has medical staff privileges at Honor Health and performs procedures at:
- North Valley Surgery Center
- Deer Valley Surgery Center
- Piper Surgery Center
- Thompson Peak Hospital
- Greenbaum Surgery Center
- Paradise Valley Cosmetic Surgery Center
Tardy ME, Toriumi DM, Hecht DA.
Philosophy and Principles of Rhinoplasty.
In: Papel ID, 3rd ed. Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Thieme Publishing, New York, 2009:507-528.