Dr. Michael Berend, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male
  
Dr. Berend
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Midwest Center for Joint Replacement

6920 Gatwick Dr Ste 200 Indianapolis, IN 46241

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Dr. Michael Berend, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Berend has more experience with Knee/Lower Limbs than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Franciscan Health Indianapolis and Franciscan Health Mooresville. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Berend to book an appointment.


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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Berend

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Dr. Berend performed 3 replacements (2 knees and a hip)for me, in 2013. The surgery and recovery went perfectly. My life has been changed because of them. I am living a pain free life in those joints and able to do things I couldn't before the surgeries. I recommend him to everyone who is contemplating replacements.
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Rene' Adamson – Jan 30, 2020
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Dr Berend and his team are awesome. From start to finish I felt like I was not just a patient but a priority. I know everyone says they went to the best but I have had other surgeries and did not feel the engagement that this complete team showed me. Thanks
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Phil Bova – Jan 09, 2020
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Fantastic success on TKA in an Out Patient Hospital. Four hours after arrival for a TKA, I left walking out with my walker and a month out I was barely using a cane. Pain management was awesome and I worked at reducing the needs for relievers within a week and a half. Recovery was phenomenal and I followed the instructions given me at home. I was anxious to return to an active life style. Three years later I have lost twenty pounds and am not limited in my activities. My three year check up predicted that I would not require a replacement within twenty years. I am excited!
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Bobthe Farmer – Dec 11, 2019
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Have had 2 knee replacements by Dr. Brand and have great success.
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Dec 04, 2019
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Partial right knee replacement. Dr. Berend is a compassionate and gifted surgeon. I could not be more pleased with my experience with him and his entire staff. My knee is now fully functional and completely pain free.
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Dec 04, 2019
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I have had my left knee fully replaced and my right knee partially replaced by Dr. Berend and have nothing but praise for him. I've had no problems with either one of my surgeries and recovery was quicker than I expected. I did my physical therapy at home and followed the exercises as per their instructions and had no problems. I cannot say enough good about this group they are A-1 +++++ with me!
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C.W. (Bill) Goley – Nov 07, 2019
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The doctor for my left knee replacement is Dr. Berend. He is wonderful! My total knee replacement gave me my life back! I was bone on bone and to the point where I had to use a cane to walk. I am normally a very active person.. love walking, bike riding, swimming, and gardening. I had a right knee replacement done in 2015 by a different doctor. The comparison between the two knee replacements is like night and day. I came home on the same day when Dr Berend did my left knee. I was diligent about doing my PT on my own at home. The outcome was so good. I have great flexibility and can now do anything I want. The whole practice has been absolutely great to work with from the check-in staff, x-ray staff, check-out staff, physican's and medical assistants, billing, etc. MCJR is an extremely proficient provider to deal with. They also have compassion and Dr. Berend listened and answered any questions and concerns I had.
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Shelia Eichenberger – Sep 26, 2019
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Mid May my knee was in major pain. Dr. Berend determined that I needed a partial knee replacement. The "blue" book & pre surgery meeting helped me to understand steps I needed to take before & after surgery. Following their process, 3 months later I am back to doing what I love: tennis, pickleball, water aerobics, hiking. I am very happy with the outcome.
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Karla – Aug 28, 2019
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Dr. Berend is amazing! He is very thorough and does a great job at explaining the procedures as well as the after care and expectations! My husband had knee replacement a few months ago and he is like a new man! Dr. Berend is a great surgeon, very down-to-Earth, and is highly recommend!
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  • Appointment scheduling
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Heather Smith – Aug 21, 2019
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Dr. Berend is very personable Trustworthy Very real
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Pamala Lambert – Aug 14, 2019
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Great treatment & I had no pain from 2 knees after surgery. Best care from Dr & staff.
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Apr 10, 2019
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I had my 1st total knee replacement on my left knee, last October. On February 4th. 2019, I had total knee replacement to my other knee. Both were performed by Dr Berend. I learned about Dr. Berend from my Step Son, who spoke very highly of him. He is professional and takes plenty of time to explain everything! He is friendly, knowledgeable and you feel like you have a friend taking care of you. I feel very lucky to have had Dr Berend as my surgeon and would highly recommend him and his staff!
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I am a 71 year old female with lots of good things in Martinsville, IN – Feb 09, 2019
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Dr. Berend did both my partial knee surgeries! He is a wonderful doctor. His office has top technology and his staff is caring!
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Peggy Meyer in Seymour indiana – Oct 23, 2018
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Very professional yet personal Had partial knee replacement, went home in a few hours, and doing great 2 years later.
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Hite Baldwin in Bridgeport, Illinois – Jan 30, 2018
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Dr Berend performed a partial knee replacement on me in 2914. He is very good at what he does and is pleasant and informative. I have recommended him to everyone I know with knee problems !
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Chicago, IL – Nov 14, 2017
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I had the privilege of having Dr. Berend do my Carpal Tunnel surgery on my right hand 18 years ago. He was so awesome. I was a unit secretary in an ER when I first met him. I needed surgery and he agreed to be the one to do it. I have to say that I have never had a problem with Carpal Tunnel syndrome in my right hand since. I would highly recommend him to everyone I know. He listens to your concerns and explains everything in detail.
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Donna Gilland in Benson, AZ – Nov 11, 2017
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Dr. Berend and his entire Team are fantastic. Their dedication to their patients is absolutely outstanding. I have and will continue to refer my family and friends to Dr. Berend for their Orthopedic surgical needs.
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Monica Evans in Bloomfield – Oct 29, 2017
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From my first visit with Dr Berend I realized I had found an amazing team to finally help me get my mobility back. I recommend Dr Berend 100%, he is a kind, compassionate doctor and the team at Midwest Joint Replacement is absolutely wonderful.
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Myra Zeeks in Indiana – Aug 09, 2017
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Amazing experience during my knee replacement. Total confidence in Dr. Berend. I could not have been happier.
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Carmel, IN – Apr 14, 2017
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I had knee pain for several years but due to my younger age and active lifestyle I put off having any surgical treatment. Once injections stopped working I knew that surgery was my only choice. Dr. Berend told me I only needed a partial knee replacement and that he thought I was a great candidate. On 2-23-17 I had a partial knee replacement and was home within 4 hours of surgery. My recovery has been very smooth and I am walking without pain or a limp. Dr. Berend and his staff are excellent
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Nicole in Indianapolis, IN – Apr 06, 2017
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About Me

I believe in a teamwork approach to care in which the patients and physician work together to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hip & Knee Orthopedics

Board Certifications

Education

Duke University Med Center
Residency Hospital

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

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(317) 455-1064

Dr. Berend accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-IN PPO
Blue Access-IN
Blue Preferred --IN HMO
Blue Preferred --IN POS
Blue Preferred Plus-IN POS
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Bronze HealthSync with H.S.A-IN POS
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Franciscan Alliance Tiered-IN
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
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Gold Blue Access-IN PPO
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HealthSync (Select Network)-IN
HealthSync Options-IN POS
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Lumenos Plans-IN
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Berend

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Berend treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Berend treats other conditions, please contact the office at (317) 455-1064.

Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Typically treats 76% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

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Knee Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berend treats Knee Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Berend treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berend treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Berend treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Knee Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berend performs Knee Surgery more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Berend performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

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Dr. Berend's conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Point Injection

Locations

Midwest Center for Joint Replacement

Midwest Center for Joint Replacement6920 Gatwick Dr Ste 200 Indianapolis, IN 46241
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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