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Meet fellowship-trained surgeon, Dr. Michael Thieken

Michael T. Thieken, MD

Michael T. Thieken, MD

4.87 stars


  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine


( Fax: 317.802.2868 )

Meet Dr. Michael Thieken

Dr. Michael Thieken graduated magna cum laude from DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana in 1997. In 1999, he received his master’s degree from Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Thieken received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2002. He completed his surgical internship in 2003 and his orthopedic surgery residency in 2007 from Fort Wayne Medical Education Program, Fort Wayne, Indiana. In 2008, Dr. Thieken completed an arthroscopy and sports medicine fellowship at New Mexico Orthopaedics in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Dr. Thieken has been a member of a number of medical teams, taking care of athletic teams at the high school, college and professional level. Dr. Thieken is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.


Practice focus:

  • Sports-Related Injuries
  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder and Knee
  • Work-Related Injuries


Undergraduate School

DePauw University

Graduate School

Indiana University

Medical School

Indiana University School of Medicine


Fort Wayne Medical Education Program


New Mexico Orthopaedics


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Awards and Recognition

Indianapolis Monthly Top Doctor (2018 - 2023)


  • Board Certified Physician

Patient Reviews

4.87 out of 5 (252 Ratings, 94 Comments)

5 stars
Apr 22, 2024
Very kind and great people to deal with!!!!
5 stars
Apr 18, 2024
I highly recommend Dr. Thieken. I was taken back on a timely manner and was treated with respect and in a professional manner. I did not feel rushed and was listened to and all my questions were answered.
5 stars
Apr 16, 2024
Dr Thieken and the whole staff are extremely kind patient and were able to answer all my questions and I never felt rushed.

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