Dr. John Pritchard, MD

Dr. John Pritchard, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(21)
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Dr. John Pritchard, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

5050 N Clinton St

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Contact Information

(260) 484-8551

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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Joint Pain
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Knee Disorders
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Dr. Pritchard's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pritchard "John C. Pritchard, M.D., who joined Ortho NorthEast in 1993, is a sports medicine specialist with SportONE. Born and raised in Fort Wayne, Dr. Pritchard is a 1979 graduate of R. Nelson Snider High School. He graduated with honors form the University of Notre Dame in 1983, where he served as a weight-lifting instructor. He received his medical training from the Indiana University School of Medicine and graduated with highest distinction in 1987. Dr. Pritchard completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Indiana University Medical School, Indianapolis. He went on to complete a knee and sports medicine fellowship at Louisiana State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana. Dr. Pritchard is board certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the Indiana State Medical Association, the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Arthroscopic Association of North America. In addition, Dr. Pritchard is a physician member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics with the Indiana School of Medicine. Dr. Pritchard's passion for his field is demonstrated in his work with many professional, collegiate, and high school athletic teams throughout the area. He has also worked with four-time Olympian Lloy Ball for many years. "

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • 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
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • 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
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement

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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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Education

  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • St Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Indiana University Hospitals, Indianapolis, IN
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Louisiana State University, New Orleans, La
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pritchard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pritchard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pritchard to family and friends
4.4
based on 21 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Pritchard'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 (11)

i did not have an appointment and they took me anyway. everyone was kind and super friendly. the hospital was so clean i thought i was at a high end hotel. Dr. Pritchard was very calming and explained everything to me.
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Very personal and caring. You feel that you’re important to the whole staff. They show genuine concern for your health and for you not only as a patient but also for YOU AS A PERSON!
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Diagnosis of my shoulder injury was very clearly explained to my wife and I. Even though it was a significant injury, he recommended a less invasive treatment than he could have that will best fit my age and my needs. I would recommend him in a heartbeat to others.
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I drive from Indianapolis to receive orthopedic care from Dr, Pritchard. He has taken care of my mother's orthopedic care for several years, performing numerous surgeries on her. Most recently, I have seen him as a patient myself, when I discovered I needed knee, then shoulder surgeries. We have...more
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Dr.Pritchard and P.A. Villa and the entire staff have been very prompt and courteous every visit. On the rare occasions that I've called, somebody has always answered my call.High fives to the entire staff at ONE!
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