Dr. Rodney Benner, MD

Dr. Rodney Benner, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Rodney Benner, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Indiana University / School of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

3630 Guion Rd

Indianapolis, IN 46222

Contact Information

(317) 924-8636

Insurance Accepted

  • 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
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Benner's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Benner "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."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Benner "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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3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

31  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Herniated Disc
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Torticollis

8  Procedures

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

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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

Dr. Benner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benner to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Benner's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Benner Says:

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


Patient Comments (2)

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...more
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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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