Dr. Robert Falender, MD

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Dr. Robert Falender, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

OrthoIndy and OrthoIndy Hospital 1260 Innovation Pkwy Ste 100, Greenwood, IN 46143 Get Directions
(317) 884-5167

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Dr. Falender graduated highest distinction with a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Indiana University in Bloomington in 1983. He attended...Read more

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Wrist Fusion

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Education

  • Medical School
    Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Mount Carmel Mercy Hospital

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Metropolitan Northwest Hospitals Of Detroit

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Chicago

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    Indiana University / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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31 – 45 minutes

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Dr. Falender says...

Dr. Falender graduated highest distinction with a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Indiana University in Bloomington in 1983. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, graduating in 1987. 

Dr. Falender completed an internship in general surgery at Mount Carmel Mercy Hospital in Detroit, Michigan in 1988 and a residency in orthopedic surgery at Metropolitan Northwest Hospitals of Detroit in 1992. Dr. Falender completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois in 1993. 

Dr. Falender is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, American 

Society for Surgery of the Hand, Indiana Orthopaedic Society and Indiana State Medical Association.