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Dr. Joseph Baele, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Baele

Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital

1801 Senate Blvd Ste 535 Indianapolis, IN 46202

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Dr. Joseph Baele, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic trauma surgery, and more.


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Dr. Baele's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baele treats Tibia and Fibula Fractures more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Baele treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Fracture
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baele treats Fracture more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Baele treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baele treats Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle) more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Baele treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Knee Fracture
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Toe Fractures

Dr. Baele's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

About Me

Biography

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...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Orthopedics

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Indiana University / School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1982
Methodist Hospital Of Indiana
Internship Hospital
1981
Indiana University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1977
Purdue University / Main Campus
Undergraduate School
1987
1982
1981
1977

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What People Say About Dr. Joseph Baele, MD
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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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