Dr. Scott Lintner, MD

Dr. Scott Lintner, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Scott Lintner, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

8450 Northwest Blvd

Indianapolis, IN 46278

Contact Information

(317) 802-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 25 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Lintner's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lintner "Dr. Lintner graduated from Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois, where he was Phi Beta Kappa, in 1984. He attended Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois and graduated with high institutional honors in 1989. In 1994, Dr. Lintner completed his internship and a residency in orthopedic surgery at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina in 1995. Dr. Lintner's work has been published in leading professional journals including The American Journal of Sports Medicine, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and The American Journal of Orthopaedics. He has given numerous local, national and international presentations to professional organizations. Dr. Lintner served as the team physician for the Indiana Pacers and the Indiana Fever and currently is a team physician for Zionsville High School. Dr. Lintner's professional associations include the American Medical Association and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Lintner is a member of the NBA Team Physician Society and NFL Physician consultant. "
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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

40  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Pain in Extremities
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Work-Related Injuries
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9  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Sports Medicine Surgery

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

  • Western Illinois University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lintner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lintner's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lintner to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Lintner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Had to go thru a second surgery to hopefully fix shoulder. What was done was not done to completion and missed that I had a complete labrum tear. Second surgery completed what i was told was wrong going into first surgery, And fixed labrum Second surgery 5 months later, Now have to endure 6 more...more
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I’ve had a right shoulder surgery, a right knee surgery, and a left rotator cuff surgery by Dr. Scott Lintner and he did a brilliant job with all surgeries and follow ups. I wish he could do all of my ortho surgeries. He is an excellent doctor with a kind, caring and knowledgeable personality.
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Dr Lintner is an extremely skilled, dedicated, caring and compassionate orthopedic physician. He truly cares about his patients and ensures they return to an active lifestyle as soon as possible.
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Had I only known then what I know now, I would have never undergone a Fulkerson Osteotomy.
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