Dr. Amit Lahav

amitDr. Amit Lahav is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who integrates state-of-the-art technology with advanced surgical skills to provide more accurate and precise results in joint replacement. In addition to his experience with arthroscopic surgery and minimally invasive total joint replacement surgery, Dr. Lahav also performs robotic-assisted surgery and computer navigated surgery.

On staff at Connecticut’s Milford Hospital, Dr. Amit Lahav continues to pioneer and introduce innovations in orthopedic care. As an author, lecturer and television host of the New Haven County medical program called Health Care from the Hill on Citizens TV, Lahav serves on the Connecticut State Medical Society Aspects of Sports Medicine Committee. In 2011, Dr. Amit Lahav received the prestigious Milford Hospital Outstanding Physician for Clinical Excellence Award.

Dr. Lahav earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering at Cooper Union before completing his medical training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Lahav served as Chief Resident in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Stony Brook University Medical Center and completed two fellowships at the University of Utah, Orthopedic Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy and Adult Joint Reconstruction Surgery. Dr. Amit Lahav also served as a visiting instructor at the University of Utah and joined the staff at Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Salt Lake City Veterans Administration Medical Center.


Dr. Aaron Schachter

amitDr. Aaron Schachter specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive joint surgery and joint replacement surgery. Board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons and Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Dr. Schachter is also a member of the Milford Hospital Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Additionally, Schachter enjoys membership in the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Milford Medical Society.

Dr. Schachter graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University in North Carolina before graduating medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. After completing his orthopedic surgical residency at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City, Dr. Aaron Schachter trained in orthopedic trauma surgery at Baltimore’s Shock Trauma Center. He completed a Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Orthopedic Surgery fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, where he earned awards for his outstanding work in clinical research. Dr. Schachter was also part of the medical team for a variety of athletic organizations, including the New York Jets football team, the New York Islanders hockey team and both the Hunter College and Hofstra University athletic teams. In addition to his skills as an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Aaron Schachter is an author and regularly publishes and co-authors papers and research articles pertaining to orthopedic trauma and sports medicine.

As part of his comprehensive orthopedic care program, Dr. Aaron Schachter treats a variety of patients, including those suffering from osteoarthritis and related conditions. He uses the most advance technologies available to provide each patient with personalized treatments.