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Dr. Michael Bender, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine*
5.0 (20)
Map Pin Small Carmel, IN
Accepting new patients
12 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Michael Bender, MD

Dr. Michael Bender, MD is a Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon in Carmel, IN. They specialize in Orthopedic Sports Medicine, has 12 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Franciscan Health Indianapolis, Indiana University Health North Hospital and Franciscan Health Carmel. Dr. Bender, completed a residency at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners/ MSU - Orthopedic Surgery Residency. Patients rated Dr. Bender an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Bender works at Fortv© Sports Medicine and Orthopedics in Carmel, IN with other offices in Noblesville, IN. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis of Shoulder, Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis and Rotator Cuff Tendinosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Bender's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Fortv© Sports Medicine and Orthopedics
    10767 Illinois St, Carmel, IN 46032 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (317) 817-1200
  2. 2
    Fortv© Sports Medicine and Orthopedics
    16289 Boden Rd Ste 2, Noblesville, IN 46060 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (317) 817-1200

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  • Franciscan Health Indianapolis
  • Indiana University Health North Hospital
  • Franciscan Health Carmel

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Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis

Treatment frequency



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Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Peripheral Nerve Block
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Replacement
Somatic Nerve Block
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Avascular Necrosis
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Chondromalacia
Humerus Fracture
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Scapular Fracture
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Osteophyte
Arthrocentesis
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Steroid Injection
AC Joint Injury
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Shoulder
Ataxia
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Bicep Injuries
Biceps Tendinitis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Broken Shoulder Blade
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
Dislocated Elbow
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Disorders
Elbow Fracture
Elbow Hyperextension
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Pain
Elbow Sprain
Fracture
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Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
Gout
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Fracture
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Medial Epicondylitis
Muscle Cramping
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Patellar Fracture
Post-Traumatic Arthritis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Shoulder Bursitis
Shoulder Diseases
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fractures
Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Instability
Shoulder Labral Tear
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Separation
Shoulder Sprain
Shoulder Tendinitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Subacromial Bursitis
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Tenosynovitis
Throwing Injuries
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Tibial Fracture
Tricep Injuries
Ulnar Neuritis
Ulnar Neuropathy
Arm Surgery
Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Upper-Extremity Surgery
Bicep Repairs
Carpal Tunnel Release
Collar Bone Surgery
Cubital Tunnel Release Surgery
Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture Repair
Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
Elbow Reconstruction
Elbow Repair
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Surgery
Excision of Humerus
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Glenoid Labrum Repair
Joint Drainage
Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
Neuroplasty
Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Reconstruction
Shoulder Replacement Revision
Shoulder Stabilizations
Shoulder Surgery
Tommy John Surgery
Total Shoulder Replacement
Tricep Repair
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 12 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1922361559
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Texas Education & Research Foundation for Shoulder & Elbow Surgery - Shoulder & Elbow Surgery Fellowship
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners/ MSU - Orthopedic Surgery Residency
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    Dr. Michael Bender, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Bender is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Bender has seen patients for Osteoarthritis of Shoulder, Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis and Rotator Cuff Tendinosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Bender on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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