Dr. Robert Falender, MD

Dr. Robert Falender, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Robert Falender, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Greenwood, IN and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1260 Innovation Pkwy Ste 100

Greenwood, IN 46143

Contact Information

(317) 884-5167

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hand Conditions
very high
more than 96% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Falender's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Falender's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Falender "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. "

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

42  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • 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 and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Wrist Fusion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Mount Carmel Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Metropolitan Northwest Hospitals Of Detroit
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Falender has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Falender's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Falender to family and friends
7 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Falender's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I am very angry at the horrible experience I had with Dr Falender. He spent a total of 3 minutes with me and just looked at my ailment for 30 seconds without touching/examining/treating the affected areas or asking me pertinent questions such as pain I was experiencing. He told me to continue...more
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Had a great experience with him. No problems. Would go to him again
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Thank you for the review, Marsha.

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He and his staff were very conscientious of my injury and didn't inflict any unecessary pain as i have had other Dr's grab the injury and just start moving it, putting you into that contortionists dance from the unnecessary pain. All of my appointments were quick and concise. He is very...more
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Thank you for the review!

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Not ppl skilled! Fixed rgt elbow was supposed to fix left same diagnosis as rgt then decides to say "can't say work related" HELLO JUST FIXED RGT ELBOW WORK RELATED! WOULD NOT RECOMMEND DOESN'T CARE ABOUT PATIENTS INSUFFICIENT.
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