Dr. John H. Mahon, MD

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Dr. John H. Mahon, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Northern Indiana Hand & Wrist Center 6301 University Commons, South Bend, IN 46635 Get Directions
(574) 968-2832

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Dr. Mahon provides operative and non-operative treatment for all conditions affecting the hand, wrist and elbow. Conservative in his approach to treatment, Dr. Mahon recognizes that many conditions respond well to non-operative measures and require only time, monitoring, or a supervised course of therapy. He is committed to delivering the highest quality medical care from evaluation and diagnosis through treatment and return to maximum function.Read more

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Dr. Mahon began his hand surgery practice in South Bend in 1990 and continued there through 2007. During that time,...Read more

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana, Inc.
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • SelectHealth
  • Tricare
  • Worker's Compensation

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4.6 based on 28 responses
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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in South Bend, IN |
On time, informative. As anticipated
in Mishawaka, IN |
Office staff is very rude. They insisted that we pay a portion of the visit, BEFORE seeing the Dr. We have insurance through Anthem and told them that our deductible has been met, so the visit should be covered 100%. They didnt believe me. I had Anthem call Dr. Mahon's office and tell them that the visit would be covered 100%, and they still told Anthem that they didn't believe them. They told me that if insurance paid the bill, they would reimburse us. Insurance paid 100% of the bill 6 we
It isn't uncommon for insurance electronic eligibility systems to show different information than what their representatives see. We rely on information we obtain through these systems. We do our best to provide accurate data based on real time information, but there are times the information is incorrect. This is frustrating for everyone. If any refund is due, it is made when all outstanding claims have processed and the patient is released from care. We are sorry for your inconvenience.
Mishawaka, IN |
Very pleasant experience. Procedure was much less difficult than I had imagined. A perfect experience.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Congenital Deformity
  • Cyst
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Gouty Arthropathy
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
  • Writers' Cramp

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hardware Removal
  • Joint Drainage
  • Laceration Repair
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    North Shore University Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Ny and Presby Hp Columbia Campus

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    Notre Dame

    Graduated in 1980

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Mahon's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Mahon says...

Dr. Mahon began his hand surgery practice in South Bend in 1990 and continued there through 2007. During that time, he developed the hand surgery program at the South Bend Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Clinic and served as the hand surgery consultant to the varsity athletics program at the University of Notre Dame. He was an instructor at the Indiana University Medical School upper extremity anatomy course and with the South Bend Family Practice residency programs. He has also served as an instructor and lecturer at national courses and is published in orthopaedic peer-reviewed literature.

His time in Indiana was interrupted by service in the United States Navy during Operation Desert Storm when he was assigned to the San Diego Naval Hospital, and a more recent three-year relocation to Colorado where he established the Northern Colorado Hand & Wrist Center. He is happy to be back in Indiana and looks forward to many years back home.

An avid athlete, Dr. Mahon regularly completes the Sunburst Full Marathon and has completed the Brooklyn Bridge Swim as well as two Ironman Triathlons and the Beach to Battleship Triathlon. He has earned the coveted "buckle" for finishing the Leadville 100 mountain bike race in under 12 hours, participated in the 18 Hours of Fruita mountain bike race and Ride Across Indiana. He is also a nationally ranked Scrabble player who, along with his wife, has five children living across the United States.

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Dr. Mahon's Care Philosophy

Dr. Mahon provides operative and non-operative treatment for all conditions affecting the hand, wrist and elbow. Conservative in his approach to treatment, Dr. Mahon recognizes that many conditions respond well to non-operative measures and require only time, monitoring, or a supervised course of therapy. He is committed to delivering the highest quality medical care from evaluation and diagnosis through treatment and return to maximum function.