Dr. Andrew Vicar, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

OrthoIndy and OrthoIndy Hospital 8450 Northwest Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46278 Get Directions
(317) 802-2825

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Dr. Vicar received his bachelor's degree, graduating summa cum laude, from St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1975....Read more

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone

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Education

  • Medical School
    Ohio State University

    Graduated in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Ohio State University Hospitals

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1984

  • Undergraduate School
    St. Louis University

    Graduated in 1975

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Vicar received his bachelor's degree, graduating summa cum laude, from St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1975. He received his medical degree from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio in 1978. In 1983, Dr. Vicar completed a five-year orthopedic surgery residency at Ohio State University. He completed a special one-year fellowship in hand surgery at the University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York in 1984. 

Dr. Vicar has served as chairman of the Hand Surgery Section at Methodist Hospital and on the board of directors for the Arthritis Foundation. 

Dr. Vicar has presented hand surgery lectures at numerous national and regional conferences and has had articles published in many professional journals. He is a hand surgery consultant for DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana and the Physician Assistant Program at Butler University.