Dr. Robert M. Shugart, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 56

7601 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
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Dr. Shugart's Experience

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Dr. Shugart's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Shugart Performs

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Hospital Quality

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Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
7950 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Lutheran Health Network - The Orthopedic Hospital
7952 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46804

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Appointments & Offices

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  • Yes
Fort Wayne Orthopedics LLC
Fort Wayne Office
7601 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
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Fort Wayne Orthopaedics
3270 Intertech Dr
Angola, IN 46703
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    Dr. Shugart's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Disc Replacement
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Joint Drainage
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
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    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Torticollis
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    Background Check for Dr. Shugart

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    San Francisco Spine Institute
    Complete in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shugart & Staff

    • English
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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Lutheran Health Network - The Orthopedic Hospital

    • Dupont Hospital

    • Parkview Regional Medical Center

    • Community Health Center of Branch County

    • Lutheran Hospital of Indiana

    • Cameron Memorial Community Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.6
    • 11 responses
    • 1 review

    3.6 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Bronson, MI |

    Excellent doctor, have been in pain for last 10 yrs., was recommended by many people to Dr. Shugart, whom all had great success from him. I am now on my way to full recovery. Thank You Dr. Shugart and staff for a job well done.

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    Is Dr. Shugart accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    Fort Wayne Orthopedics LLC
    Fort Wayne Office
    7601 W Jefferson Blvd
    Fort Wayne, IN 46804
    (260) 436-8686 (Office)
    (260) 436-0471 (Fax)
    B
    Fort Wayne Orthopaedics
    3270 Intertech Dr
    Angola, IN 46703
    (800) 566-5659 (Office)
    C
    Fort Wayne Orthopedics LLC
    410 N Willowbrook Rd
    Coldwater, MI 49036
    (800) 566-5659 (Office)
    D
    Fort Wayne Orthopedics LLC
    207 N Townline Rd
    Lagrange, IN 46761
    (800) 566-5659 (Office)
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