Dr. Eric Monesmith, MD

Dr. Eric Monesmith, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Eric Monesmith, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Greenwood, IN and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1260 Innovation Pkwy Ste 100

Greenwood, IN 46143

Contact Information

(317) 884-5166

Insurance Accepted

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

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Monesmith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Monesmith "Dr. Eric Monesmith specializes in the treatment of arthritic knees and hips. A graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Monesmith completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Loyola University Medical Center. After completing his residency, he pursued advanced training in total joint replacement and cartilage transplantation, completing the prestigious Aufranc Fellowship in constructive joint surgery at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston. He was awarded the Schwartz Traveling Fellowship and studied cartilage transplantation in Gothenberg, Sweden and hip replacement in Exeter, England. Dr. Monesmith enjoys particpating in orthopedic research to advance patient care. He is currently involved in multiple areas of research relating to hip and knee replacement, including pain management for joint replacement, developing new operational delivery systems for joint replacement and clinical studies of existing joint implants. Dr. Monesmith is the past president of the Indiana Orthopaedic Society. He is a former board of councilors representative for Indiana to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a former member of the board of directors for OrthoIndy. He currently sits on the finance committee of OrthoIndy. He is a member of the Indiana State Medical Association and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Monesmith "I strive to treat people as I would want to be treated.  I am direct and honest, sometimes telling you what you may not want to hear, but what you need to hear.  I will work with you to manage your arthritis without surgery as long as you can, then when you are ready for surgery, I will do my best to give you a great new hip or knee."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

16  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

7  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • New England Baptist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Monesmith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Monesmith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Monesmith to family and friends
37 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

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Dr. Monesmith'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 (10)

I injured my knees 40 yrs ago but being wife mom and nurse put off till lt knee bending in and bone on bone. Dr. Monesmith did Lt TKR it is wonderful he is amazing did DNA swab to find what medication best for me. All staff went above and beyond Taking care of me . I'm 64 yrs old my 1 st...more
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Dr. Monesmith is an excellent Dr. Explains everything very well. Recovery time was minimal after hip replacement. Would diffently recommend him as your Dr.
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Dr monasmith treats you like a client and not a patient. He is a businessman and he's trying to run a business and whatever he has to do to put his kids through college. In my opinion he does not provide professional Healthcare for his patience.
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He explained the process very well as it pertained to my TKR. The staff at OrthoIndy were wonderful including my physical therapist. I love that Dr Monesmith did the DNA testing to ensure they gave me the best pain meds. And it works. Def would recommend Dr Monesmith and OrthoIndy.
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I was in PAIN for over 10 years. My chiropractor got me a MRI and after seeing the Mri he got me an app.at Dr. Monesmith. I went there and talk to him , he looked at all the xrays, MRI and said I needed surgery .He said it was bad enough for a total hip replacement. So I did got a app. did the...more
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