Dr. Joseph Baele, MD

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Dr. Joseph Baele, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

IUHP Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 1801 Senate Blvd Ste 535, Indianapolis, IN 46202 Get Directions
(317) 944-9400

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Dr. Baele, a native of Indiana, received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University in 1977 and his medical degree from...Read more

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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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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • 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)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Procedures Performed

  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • 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
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting

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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Methodist Hospital Of Indiana

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Indiana University / School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1987

  • Undergraduate School
    Purdue University / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1977

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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

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.