Below is a list of the top and leading Orthopediatricians in Indianapolis. To help you find the best Orthopediatricians located near you in Indianapolis, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Indianapolis’ Best Orthopediatricians:
The top rated Orthopediatricians in Indianapolis are:
- Dr. Peter Sallay – Methodist Sports Medicine
- Dr. Mark Ritter – Methodist Sports Medicine
- Dr. Michael E. Berend – Midwest Center For Joint Replacement
- Dr. Chris P. Bales – OrthoIndy at Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis
- Dr. Joshua L. Carter – Midwest For Joint Replacement
Methodist Sports Medicine
Dr. Peter Sallay specializes in shoulder and knee surgery, arthroscopic surgery, and sports medicine. He has a great appreciation for the combination of art and science that can be found in the practice of orthopedics. He is a surgeon for over 25 years, Dr. Sallay has written numerous articles dealing with a wide variety of subjects including shoulder, knee, and tendon/muscle injuries. Dr. Sallay has also given presentations on a number of orthopedic topics around the world.
He served as the team physician and orthopedic consultant for Cathedral High School athletics for 14 years and served in similar roles at Hanover College and Eastern Hancock High School. An avid tennis fan and recreational player, Dr. Sallay was the ATP orthopedic consultant for the Indy Tennis Championships (formerly RCA Championships) from 1999 until the tournament moved to Atlanta after the 2009 event.
Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Surgery, Advanced Arthroscopic Techniques, Arthroscopic Knee Ligament Reconstructions, Meniscal Surgeries, Kneecap Realignment Surgery, Hamstring Tendon Repairs/Reconstruction, Specific Interest In Tennis & Weight Training/Fitness Injuries
“Absolutely amazing doctor! Dr. Sally was my second opinion doctor but he ended up performing my surgery. He is very knowledgeable and was able to explain things in a way that made sense. The surgery went good and even the post-op was not as bad as I expected. Great experience for me all around!” – Victor V.
Methodist Sports Medicine
Dr. Mark Ritter has honed his skills as a team physician in a sports arena destined to create trauma: the American Hockey league with the Providence Bruins. Dr. Ritter continually applies lessons learned from treating serious athletes to his work with orthopedic patients who may never have set foot on a field or court. He received his bachelor’s degree from Luther College, where he was an all-star swimmer and swim team captain.
Dr. Ritter received his medical degree from the University of Iowa School of Medicine in 1999. He uses downtime to read, travel, and spend time with his children.
Arthroscopic Shoulder and Knee Reconstruction, Cartilage Restoration, Shoulder Repairs, Rotator Cuff, and Labral Tears, Complex Knee Reconstruction, Fractures and Trauma
“My husband and I both work in healthcare and recently my husband suffered a knee injury. We researched and chose Methodist and it was by far the best experience either of us has had in healthcare as a patient. Thanks to Dr. Ritter and his PA Drew Apple, my husband was taken care of quickly and efficiently. Thanks so much to the both of them and all the staff at the surgery center.” – Paul M.
Midwest Center For Joint Replacement
Dr. Michael E. Berend has always loved science and health. He studied chemistry at Hanover College, then went on to Duke University Medical Center to continue orthopedic surgery, representing the top 10% of his medical school class. Known by his classmates for his charismatic personality, Dr. Berend was chosen to be the graduation commencement speaker. He moved to Mooresville to complete a fellowship in joint replacement surgery at the Center for Hip and Knee Surgery, then continued to practice there for 16 years.
Not only is Dr. Berend an expert in his craft, but he is also an innovator. During the past decade, Dr. Berend has helped design multiple hip, knee, and partial knee implant systems. He has trained more than 3,000 surgeons in his specialized surgical techniques and has published over 90 peer-reviewed articles in medical journals.
Orthopedic Surgery, Hip & Knee Orthopedics
“Dr.Berend has done 3 of my 4 surgeries on my left knee. Got Mersa at Monroe Hospital in 07 and Dr.Berend told me he would give me the best he could when he was at Mooresville. I could have lost my leg, but can still get around. He is a great guy.” – OG
OrthoIndy at Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis
Dr. Chris P. Bales is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame in 1996. During his four years at Notre Dame, Dr. Bales played for the Irish hockey team. In 1998, he received his master’s of science from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He also received his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana in 2002.
His work has been published in leading professional journals, including the American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, and Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine.
Cartilage Restoration, Knee, Orthobiologics, Shoulder, Sports Medicine
“Everyone was very friendly and helpful. Dr. Bales did an excellent job explaining details about my situation.”
Midwest For Joint Replacement
Dr. Joshua L. Carter finished his undergraduate degree with Summa Cum Laude honors at the University of Kentucky. During medical school, he fueled a passion for him by spending two months in a mission hospital in Kenya, performing orthopedic care in the third world. Dr. Carter specializes in the direct anterior approach to total hip replacement surgery. He has been featured in AARP’s Disrupt Aging publication for his expertise.
When out of his hospital scrubs, he enjoys woodworking, coffee roasting, and disc golf. Dr. Carter is active in his church and is richly blessed with his loving wife, Jessica, and four exuberant kids who still can’t outwrestle him.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Osteoarthritis, Scoliosis, Sports Medicine, Joint Pain/Swelling, Herniated Disc, Joint Replacement, Surgery, Laminectomy, Arthroscopy, Bone Fracture, Hip Surgery
“I want to thank Dr. Carter for doing a magnificent job of hip replacement surgery. I am able to walk and bowl and enjoy my life without any hip pain. His entire staff was courteous and very helpful.” – Judy A.
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