Dr. Stephen Kollias, MD

Dr. Stephen Kollias, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stephen Kollias, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

8450 Northwest Blvd

Indianapolis, IN 46278

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas


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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Kollias' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kollias "Dr. Kollias graduated cum laude from Butler University in Indianapolis in 1985 where he made the first-team NCAA/GTE Academic All America Football Team as a defensive end. He won the Hilton U. Brown Award for Outstanding Student Athlete. Dr. Kollias attended the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois and graduated in 1989. He completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis in 1994 and a fellowship in shoulder, sports medicine and arthroscopy at Southern California Orthopaedic Institute in Van Nuys, California in 1995. Dr. Kollias is currently a team physician for Butler University, Marian University and the Indiana Fever. He has provided sports medicine coverage in Indianapolis for many local and international events. He has received the Top Doctors Award for sports medicine from Indianapolis Monthly. He specializes in treating shoulder problems and arthroscopic reconstruction surgery of the shoulder and knee. He has lectured and instructed many courses in arthroscopic surgery. He reviews research publications for the American Journal of Sports Medicine. He has been published in numerous publications in sports medicine and orthopedic literature. Dr. Kollias is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He also serves as a delegate for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. "


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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture


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  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Fracture Care
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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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  • Butler University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Southern California Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kollias has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kollias' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kollias to family and friends
based on 20 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Kollias' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Due to a devastating accident, my knees were "destroyed" and required immediate surgery. (physicians at the nearest hospital) I continued to have great pain in both my knees and physical therapy was not sufficient. I was referred to Dr. Kollias and I am ever grateful. Dr. Kollias operated on...more
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Dr. Kollias quickly and accurately diagnosed my situation, explained my options and answered all of my questions. I highly recommend Dr. Kollias.
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Dr. Kollias is very personable and caring. I'm thrilled with the results of my shoulder surgery which were better than I'd hoped for. Even though the last thing I wanted was surgery, Dr. Kollias and his team made the entire experience easy and nearly pain-free. I'd see him again for any ortho...more
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This is an orthopedic surgeon who is very thorough, knowledgeable & social. His exam was thorough, did diagnostic testing and he explained my diagnosis: complete rotator cuff tear. He explained my surgery and did a great job! I have complete use of my arm now. He ordered PT after surgery & was...more
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I can happily and HIGHLY recommend Dr. Kollias, his staff and Ortho Indy in general. Every person I came in contact with was polite, considerate and helpful. I received excellent care and have now fully recovered. Thank you Dr. Kollias for your expertise and your care!
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