Dr. Joseph Baele, MD

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Dr. Joseph Baele, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

8450 Northwest Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46278 Get Directions
(317) 802-2000

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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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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Orthopedic Fracture Care
      • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hip Fracture
      • Hip Sprain
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Sacrum Disorders
      • Scapular Fracture
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Sternum Fracture
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Trigger Finger

      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
      • Elbow Replacement
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Excision of Femur or Knee
      • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
      • 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)
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • 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 Surgery
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Steroid Injection

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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.