Dr. Jack Farr II, MD

Dr. Jack Farr II, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Jack Farr II, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Greenwood, IN and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1260 Innovation Pkwy Ste 100

Greenwood, IN 46143

Contact Information

(317) 884-5163

Insurance Accepted

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

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
more than 67% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 65% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
more than 54% of peers

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Dr. Farr II's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Farr II "Dr. Farr received his undergraduate degree in biological engineering from Rose Hulman Institute of Technology in 1975, where he also was awarded an honorary doctorate of biological engineering. He earned his medical degree from Indiana University in 1979. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Indiana University Medical Center in 1986. Dr. Farr has focused his practice on sports medicine and knee restoration. His numerous appointments and affiliations include a voluntary clinical full professorship in orthopedic surgery at Indiana University Medical Center, a board position with the Cartilage Research Foundation, the International Cartilage Repair Society (Education and Meetings Committee Chair) and Patellofemoral Foundation vice president. For more information, please go to www.CartilageRestoration.org. As a leader in U.S. cartilage restoration advances, Dr. Farr has written numerous articles, book chapters and has completed and edited two cartilage books. For a full listing of his publications, please visit www.CartilageRestoration.org. He lectures both nationally and internationally and participates in several ongoing articular and meniscal cartilage clinical trials. He also was a design surgeon for a meniscal allograft transplant system and two knee patellofemoral osteotomy systems. For patients with knee changes too far advanced for restoration, Dr. Farr worked as a design surgeon for a current partial knee replacement system (Sigma High Performance Partial Knee Replacement). Dr. Farr is actively affiliated with the OrthoIndy Hospital, St.Vincent Hospital and Community Hospital South. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, the International Cartilage Repair Society, International Patellofemoral Study Group and numerous other professional organizations. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Farr II "As a knee subspecialist, my first goal is to understand your personal goals. With these goals in mind, we can review your knee specific diagnosis and formulate a plan that fits your lifestyle. To be able to offer you the latest in knee treatments, I feel it is important to remain current with state of the art techniques by actively teaching and learning from peers, participating in clinical research projects, and publishing in the peer-reviewed literature."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

33  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Cartilage Degeneration
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Ligament Tears
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarticular Disease
  • Osteochondritis
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Trochlear Dysplasia
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis


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20  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Cartilage Implantation
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscal Allograft Transplant
  • Meniscectomy
  • Meniscus Transplantation
  • Osteotomy
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Rose Hulman Institute Of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Indiana University Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Director, OrthoIndy Sports Medicine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Farr II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farr II's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farr II to family and friends
34 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Farr II's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Farr II Says:

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Patient Comments (10)

I cannot fathom where a negative review for Dr. Farr would come from. Dr. Farr was able to salvage a knee every physician I had encountered told me was worthless. He created a plan of care based on mutual goals, took ownership of my problem, and then dedicated himself to the solution. For an MD of...more
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Dr. Farr really cares about helping you feel better. He takes time to discuss all your options and does not view surgery as the first course of treatment. Dr. Farr will listen to all of your questions and spends the necessary time explaining/answering them in terms that are easy to understand. I've...more
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I came to Dr Farr 8 years ago and he made my visit to Ortho Indy so comfortable. I had already been through several knee surgeries and then Dr Farr did the last one 8 years ago and I’ve not had a problem since. Very informative of the surgery procedures and what to expect afterwards. I highly...more
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Dr. Farr is one of the best medical professionals in his field. His partial knee replacements have kept me walking.
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Conservative approach and willing to explain, discuss, answer questions to find the best option for the patients individual situation. Didn't jump to full knee replacement which I am thankful for. With some therapy, and injections I am better.
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