Dr. Brett Gemlick, MD

Dr. Brett Gemlick, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  |  
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Age 48
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Dr. Brett Gemlick, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine.Read his story

5050 N Clinton St

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

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(260) 484-8551

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Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
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Dr. Gemlick's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gemlick "Brett F. Gemlick, MD, specializes in sports medicine and complex rotator cuff and shoulder reconstruction at SportONE, a division of Ortho NorthEast. Dr. Gemlick first became interested in orthopaedic medicine as a freshman in high school, when he went to work with his neighbor, an orthopaedic surgeon for Ortho NorthEast. Dr. Gemlick graduated from Snider High School and earned his bachelors degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He graduated first in his class at Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. In addition to an internship in general surgery, Dr. Gemlick completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery, both at Indiana University Medical Center. Dr. Gemlick returned to Fort Wayne in 2000 for a fellowship in sports medicine at SportONE. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa Scholastic Honorary Society, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Indiana State Medical Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fort Wayne Orthopaedic Society and American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Gemlick also won the Academic Excellence Award for Ideal Characteristics of a Physician. In addition he is specially certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Dr. Gemlick and his wife enjoy running together and spending time with their three children."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Finger
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Diseases Affecting Musculoskeletal System
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Strain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Deformity
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Amputation
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Surgery

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Orthopaedics Northeast, P.C., Fort Wayne, IN
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gemlick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gemlick's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gemlick to family and friends
5.0
based on 44 total reviews (26 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Gemlick's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (26)

Dr. Gemlick was very professional. He answered all of my questions and did not appear rushed to get through the visit. Highly recommmend!
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I was very pleased with my visit with Dr Gemlick on Friday. He took time to explain what my problem was and the procedure that is needed to fix it. Went over my MRI and explained it as well. When my pain becomes worse I will not hesitate to give him a call to have the surgery. He put my mind...more
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I HIGHLY RECOMMEND DR. BRETT GEMLICK, MD AND STAFF. . THEY ARE THE BEST. YOU WILL ALWAYS BE CARRIED FOR, I RECENTLY HAD AN EXTENSIVE SURGERY AND I WAS WELL TAKEN CARE OF. I HAD GREAT SUPPORT AND ALWAYS A POSITIVE ATTITUDE. THEIR PRIORITY IS THE PATIENT AND HIS OR HER CARE. AS FAR AS I'M CONCERN...more
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Dr Brett Gimlick, is the very best orthopedic surgeon in Fort Wayne!
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Dr. Gemlick was very knowledgeable, answering all of my many questions about current should treatment and future alternatives. In addition to the shoulder, he gave me general information on potential reasons why I've had general cartilage issues over the years throughout my joints.
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