Dr. Charles Vanmeter, MD

Dr. Charles Vanmeter, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Charles Vanmeter, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

201 Pennsylvania Pkwy Ste 100

Indianapolis, IN 46280

Contact Information

(317) 817-1200

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Vanmeter's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

56  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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1  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage

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.


  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Indiana University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Jackson Orth Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vanmeter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vanmeter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vanmeter to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Vanmeter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Van Meter had performed 6 knee operations on me, 3 on each knee. I highly recommend him to anyone considering the conditions I saw him for: arthritic pain and knee injuries.
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