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Meet Dr. Kolisek

Dr. Frank Kolisek is a total joint surgeon specializing in the treatment of hip and knee arthritis at OrthoIndy located in Greenwood. As a national leader in joint replacement surgery, Dr. Kolisek uses both non-operative interventions, as well as surgical reconstruction. He started his practice in Indianapolis in 1992 and has been with OrthoIndy and OrthoIndy Hospital since 1999.

Dr. Kolisek received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana and his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, Illinois. Dr. Kolisek completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Florida Health Science Center in Jacksonville, and a one-year fellowship in arthritic reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee at Emory University and the Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Kolisek served two, four-year terms as President of OrthoIndy from 2005 to 2012. He continues to give regional, national and international presentations on hip and knee arthroplasty and serves as faculty in various instructional courses. He conducts clinical research, serving as a principal investigator for several clinical studies and is involved in the design of hip and knee implants and instrumentation for muscle sparing surgical techniques. He is involved in computer-assisted and robotic surgery. He is well published in several peer-reviewed orthopedic journals.

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kolisek is a member of the following organizations:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 
  • Indiana Orthopaedic Society 
  • Indiana State Medical Society 
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Society 
  • Indianapolis Medical Society 
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons 


Dr. Kolisek has received the following awards from different organizations:

  • Becker's Orthopaedic Review: 125 National Top Knee Surgeons, 2012
  • Becker’s Orthopaedic Review: 70 National Outstanding Hip Surgeons and Specialists, 2011 
  • Arthritis Foundation of Indiana Honoree of the Year, 2010 
  • Indianapolis Monthly, Top Doctors Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010 - 2017
  • US News & World Report, Top Doctors Orthopaedic Surgery, 2011 and 2012
  • Becker’s Orthopaedic Review: Orthopedic Surgeon to Know, 2018