Dr. Dale Snead, MD

Dr. Dale Snead, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Dale Snead, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.Read his story

201 Pennsylvania Pkwy Ste 100

Indianapolis, IN 46280

Contact Information

(317) 817-1200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Snead'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.

Dr. Snead's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Snead "I grew up in Ohio, but now consider myself a Hoosier after living in Indianapolis for the last 18 years. I am married with 2 children. I enjoy golfing, working on cars, and watching pretty much any sporting event. I also have an interest in fitness and staying active!"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Snead "My first concern is to provide the best care to the patient by understanding their injury. Some injuries require surgery, however when possible, I take the approach of thinking about non operative intervention first, then surgery if this fails. My team will be there to support you along the recovery process and to make sure you have the best possible outcome from your injury. "

9  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

34  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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28  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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.

Education

  • Miami Of Ohio
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Wright St University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Wright St University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Methodist Sp Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Snead has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Snead's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Snead to family and friends
35 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (17)

Dr. Snead's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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Patient Comments (8)

I had a fractured wrist. I was seen same day and had surgery next day. Excellent care and excellent staff.
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I have been through two injuries both handled to perfection, love Dr. Dale Snead
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I wish there was a 0 star option, because I would not recommend Dr. Snead to anyone. I thought he didn't want to deal with me since my injury is the result of an auto-accident, not a sports-related accident, but after reading reviews, it sounds like he just doesn't like any of his patients. ...more
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I was referred to Dr Snead for a broken clavical and rotator cup damage. I was absolutely blown away with the worst exam I could have imagined. He would not allow me to talk about my injuries. He told me that I needed to forget everything any other Drs had told me because I caused my injuries by...more
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I spend every workday working with physicians, I have never come across a physician such as Dr. Snead in my professional career. Dr. Snead has very poor bedside manner, lacks basic personal skills, unwilling to work in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams and doesn't appear to keep up to...more
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