Dr. Jeffrey Hartzell, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Hartzell, MD

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Dr. Jeffrey Hartzell, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Indiana University / School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

5050 N Clinton St

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Contact Information

(260) 484-8551

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Hartzell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hartzell "An accomplished orthopaedic surgeon, Jeffrey L. Hartzell, M.D., specializes in sports medicine and shoulder replacement at Ortho NorthEast. His extensive experience working with a number of orthopaedic practices in the country makes him a talented member of the SportONE team. Dr. Hartzell began his medical journey at DePauw University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Physics in 1998. He then continued on to receive his Doctor of Medicine degree at the Indiana University School of Medicine in 2003. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Florida, and his Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship from the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama, with Dr. James Andrews. Dr. Hartzell cares for many high school athletes throughout northern Indiana. He also has prevalent experience with athletes throughout Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the PGA and numerous universities such as the University of Florida, Alabama, Auburn, Troy and Arkansas State. Jeffrey is a member of multiple affiliations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He has given multiple lectures on topics related to sports medicine throughout Indiana, the United States and internationally. A Wakarusa, Indiana, native, Dr. Hartzell enjoys spending time with his wife, Megan, and their four children."
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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

75  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Finger
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Dislocated Elbow
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Strain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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53  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Injection of Tendon
  • 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)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • 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
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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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

  • Depauw University, Greencastle, In
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, In
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • The George Washington University, Langley Air Force Base, Hampton, Va
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Florida, Department Of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Gainesville, Fl
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Florida, Department Of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Gainesville, Fl
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, Al
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hartzell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hartzell's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hartzell to family and friends
48 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

  • 5
    (44)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Hartzell'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 (23)

I have had a few surgeries in my time, The entire staff from doctor on down was awesome. They all made my experience as easy and tolerable as possible. Great Great people. They truly cared about my needs and comfort Thank You
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One of the best doctors around. Very caring. Great communicator. Very professional.
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Hartzell. My office visit was quick, and when I left I understood what my issue was, and how to deal with it. I never felt rushed, and felt like I was listened to.
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Best Doctor I have ever seen. Wish all doctor were like Dr. Hartzell. He has my trust.
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Dr. Hartzell was awesome. He is very personable and takes the time to explain things and answer questions. He made me comfortable with my upcoming surgery.
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