Dr. Robert Clayton, MD

Dr. Robert Clayton, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. Robert Clayton, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Carmel, IN and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

13450 N Meridian St Ste 355

Carmel, IN 46032

Contact Information

(317) 802-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 24 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Neck Muscle Strain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Clayton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Clayton "An Indianapolis native, Dr. Clayton earned his undergraduate degree at Indiana University in Bloomington. He is a graduate of Indiana University Medical School. Dr. Clayton completed his internship at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis in 1974, and his residency in orthopedic surgery at Indiana University Medical Center in 1977. Over 38 years experience in private practice of orthopedic surgery. Dr. Clayton is a member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Indiana State Medical Association. "

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

87  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger

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29  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Methodist Hosp of Indianapolis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Clayton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Clayton's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Clayton to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Clayton'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 (2)

Dr. Clayton has operated on my knees and shoulders. I found him to be a good listener and a wonderful doctor. He always approaches problems by starting with the least invasive treatment. I found him to be a studious and thoughtful person who truly seems to care about his patients. He...more
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Thank you for the review, Tim.

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After receiving two knee replacements, I would recommend Dr. Clayton for any orthopedic needs. Excellent surgeon!
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