Dr. Andrew Vicar, MD

Dr. Andrew Vicar, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
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Dr. Andrew Vicar, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

8450 Northwest Blvd

Indianapolis, IN 46278

Contact Information

(317) 802-2825

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Vicar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 93% of peers
Arm Surgery
more than 81% of peers
Hand Conditions
more than 81% of peers

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Dr. Vicar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vicar "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. "


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  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)


  • Arm Surgery
  • 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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • St. Louis University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Ohio State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Ohio State University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vicar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vicar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vicar to family and friends
based on 15 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Vicar's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Very friendly and he did a great job explaining the procedure. You can tell he really cares about his patients!
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in Indianapolis
I love Dr Vicar. He goes the extra mile
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in Seattle, WA
I was very disappointed in the care I received. He rushed through my visits,never read my occupational therapists reports,refused to do any tests to find out what went wrong during surgery he performed on me.told me rsd nothing he could do for me,told me to deal with it. 2nd opinion and 3 surgeries...more
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in Plainfield, IN
The staff was very friendly and pleasant to work with. Dr. Vicar seemed like I was overreacting to the problem I was having. I understand that he sees these problems everyday, but when my hand isn't working properly and feels like it never will again, I don't want to be made to feel like I'm...more
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in Brownsburg, IN
Dr. Vicar is exceptionally professional with a great " bedside manner" covering any questions you might have covering the hands and wrist. He has tremdous knowledge, and readily shares this to his patients. If ever you are having problems with your hands, wrists, or fingers, I would highly...more
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