Dr. Joseph Baele, MD

Dr. Joseph Baele, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Joseph Baele, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic fracture care, and more.Read his story

1801 Senate Blvd Ste 535

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Contact Information

(317) 944-9400

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Baele performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Femur Fracture
normal
more than 80% of peers
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
normal
more than 80% of peers
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Baele's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Baele's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Baele "Dr. Baele, a native of Indiana, received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University in 1977 and his medical degree from Indiana University in 1981. In 1982, Dr. Baele completed an internship at Methodist Hospital. He then completed his residency at Indiana University in 1987 and immediately went to work at OrthoIndy. Dr. Baele is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Indiana State Medical Association. He is certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a team physician for the Naptown Roller Girls. "

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

38  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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25  Procedures

  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Synovial Biopsy

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

  • Purdue University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Methodist Hospital Of Indiana
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baele has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baele's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baele to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Baele'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 (1)

Dr. Baele recently performed surgery on my right knee. He explained everything regarding the problem with my knee and I am so happy with his treatment, both before and after the surgery. I would highly recommend him to any of my family and friends.
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