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Chris P. Bales, MD
Chris P. Bales, MD

Chris P. Bales, MD

Specialties

  • Cartilage Restoration
  • Knee
  • Orthobiologics
  • Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine

317.268.3632

( Fax: 317.268.3695 )

Education

Undergraduate School

University of Notre Dame

Graduate School

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Medical School

Indiana University School of Medicine

Residency

William Beaumont Hospital

Fellowship

Stanford University

Awards and Recognition

Indianapolis Monthly Top Doctor (2018 - 2019)

Certifications

Board Certified Physician

Meet Dr. Chris Bales

Dr. Chris Bales graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1996. During his four years at Notre Dame he played for the Irish hockey team. In 1998, he received his master’s of science from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Dr. Bales received his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana in 2002.

He completed his orthopedic surgical residency at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan. In 2008, Dr. Bales completed a sports medicine fellowship at Stanford University. While at Stanford, he was an associate team physician for the Stanford football team. He also was a team physician for Santa Clara University men’s and women’s soccer and basketball teams. Dr. Bales also assisted with the care of the San Francisco 49er’s and worked with the organization during the 2008 NFL combine.

Dr. Bales’ work has been published in leading professional journals, including American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine.

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Practice focus:

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Instability Repair
  • Knee Ligament Injuries,
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Dislocations
  • Sports Injuries
  • Work-Related Injuries

Patient Reviews

4.91 out of 5 (247 Ratings, 115 Comments)

Jan 31, 2020
The entire staff was very friendly and my mom felt very comfortable. Our visit was the 31st at 8:30. Dr Chris Bales was simply awesome.
Jan 29, 2020
Everyone was very friendly and helpful. Dr Bales did an excellent job explaining details about my situation.
Jan 27, 2020
Dr. Bales was very helpful and kind. He listed and provide great care.