Dr. Robert Huler, MD

Dr. Robert Huler, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(40)
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Dr. Robert Huler, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Indianapolis, IN. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.Read his story

8450 Northwest Blvd

Indianapolis, IN 46278

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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Spine Disorders
very high
more than 88% of peers
Back Pain
normal
more than 81% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
normal
more than 76% of peers

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Dr. Huler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Huler "Dr. Huler is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with a subspecialty practice limited exclusively to the diagnosis and treatment of spinal disorders. Dr. Huler examines over 3,000 patients and performs 400 major spine surgeries each year. He is an active member of the Scoliosis Research Society, the North American Spine Society, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Huler completed his training in pharmacy at the University of Michigan in 1980 and then medicine in 1984. He was a resident orthopedic surgeon at the Indiana University Medical Center from 1984 to 1989. He completed an additional year at the University of Toronto for subspecialty training in spinal surgery. From 1990 until 1999, Dr. Huler was on the teaching and clinical staff of the department of orthopedic surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine. During that time, he was the chief of the scoliosis service at Riley Children's Hospital and the chief of the back disorder clinics at the Indianapolis Veterans Hospital. Currently, Dr. Huler is in full-time clinical practice with OrthoIndy. "

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pediatric Spinal Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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Procedures

  • Neuroplasty
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spine and Back Procedures
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Huler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Huler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Huler to family and friends
2.9
based on 40 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (20)

Dr. Huler'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

north salem |
My daughter is in her mid 20s and had a herniated disc. She ended up with Dr Huler through Ortho Indy emergency care. Her pain never went away after surgery, and he acted like she was lying about it. Dr Huler brushed her off after surgery and basically said she was exaggerating her pain. She cried...more
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indianapolis, in |
Dr. Huler is an excellent surgeon, he isn't much on bedside manner. He comes across as condescending to his patients. Speaking with other people in the waiting area, he isn't a people person, but does good work if you can get past the way he presents himself.
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Carmel, IN |
Dr. Huler. Operated on my lower back. The surgery was successful with an immediate reduction in my back pain. Dr. Huler was very professional throughout our office visits and the surgery process. He was totally focused on the operation he was about to perform. His confidence and professionalism...more
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Thank you for the review!
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in Fishers, Indiana |
Over 9 years, Dr. Huler performed 4 surgeries eventually fusing me from C2 to T1 using cadaver bone. He and Dr. Kylene Huler saved my life and my sanity. He even detected the presence of bilateral kidney cancer. If I could give him more than 5 stars, I would.
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Thank you for the review, Tammy. Our patient's experience is our top priority.
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Indianapolis, IN |
First time I saw him, he brushed me off. Sent me for a MRI just in case there was really something wrong. One week later he calls and tells me he needs to speak to me about the MRI results, sounding urgent. He tells me to call back with my daytime number where I could be reached. Did so the next...more
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Our patient's experience is our top priority. Please email support at orthoindy.com. Thank you.
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Dr. Huler accepts 34 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Bronze Direct CACA IN HIX
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    Medical Mutual of Ohio POS
  • Medico
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Principal Life
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Huler has admitting privileges

Orthoindy Hospital
8400 Northwest Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46278
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