Dr. Rodney Benner, MD

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Dr. Rodney Benner, MD
While studying at the Indiana University School of Medicine in 2003, Dr. Benner worked in the research department at the Shelbourne Knee Center. It was here that he realized a passion for treating knees and decided to specialize in the treatment of knee conditions and injuries. Originally from Remington, Indiana, Dr. Benner graduated from Valparaiso University in 2002 and Indiana University School of Medicine in 2006. Dr. Benner finished his orthopaedic surgery residency at The Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee in 2011. Here he received world-class instruction from physicians who author the premier textbook in the specialty, Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics. Dr. Benner then completed a fellowship in knee surgery, sports medicine, and knee replacement at The Insall Scott Kelly Institute in New York City. This fellowship taught him the surgical techniques and patient care philosophies of Dr. John Insall, internationally regarded as the father of modern knee replacement. Dr. Benner has now returned home to Indiana and reunited with the Shelbourne Knee Center, with a shared dedication to a team approach with specialized physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and research staff. Dr. Benner specializes in knee replacement, knee arthroscopy, knee ligament reconstruction, and complex revision knee replacement. However, Dr. Benner is a firm believer in non-surgical management of knee problems, with surgery reserved only for patients who do not achieve pain relief with appropriate specialized rehabilitation.

Shelbourne Knee Center

3630 Guion Rd

Indianapolis, IN 46222

Contact Information

(317) 924-8636

Dr. Rodney Benner, MD

Dr. Rodney Benner, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Care Philosophy

At Shelbourne Knee Center, the doctors and physical therapists work as a team for a full understanding of your knee condition. This access has proven to be very valuable to our patients' overall recovery from the support to help patients keep to their treatment programs to our groundbreaking ACL surgery technique that can get athletes back to playing in as little as 3 months after surgery.

Our rehabilitation program can prevent unnecessary surgery for many knee injuries and conditions. In fact, this has held true in multiple cases where patients were told by other physicians that knee replacement was their best option.

If surgery is needed, research has proven Dr. Benner's surgical techniques and rehabilitation programs to be the most effective and progressive treatments available. Our onsite, fully equipped rehabilitation gym and X-ray department provide both efficiency and convenience during your appointments.

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Dr. Benner's Experience

Dr. Benner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities


  • ACL Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Valparaiso University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Campbell Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Insall Scott Kelly Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benner's Reviews

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based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Benner Says:

We welcome the opportunity for feedback. Specific questions and concerns can be addressed by calling our office: 317-924-8636.

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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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Patient Comments (2)
Indianapolis |
This has been the worse experience I have ever had with a doctor, and I am not kidding. I owe so much money and I am worse off that ever before. Thank you for nothing except more pain and less money to pay for treatments that did nothing! I followed up for additional opinions and they even questioned the path Dr. Benner took.
Indianapolis, IN |
Dr Benner replaced both of my knees and the outcome was outstanding. I wouldn't hesitate to send anyone to him and wouldn't let anyone in my family go to anyone else.
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Dr. Benner accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Benner has admitting privileges

Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital
1701 N Senate Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46206
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Community Westview Hospital
3630 Guion Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46222
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