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Robert H. Falender, MD
Robert H. Falender, MD

Robert H. Falender, MD


  • Elbow
  • General Orthopedics
  • Hand
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Wrist


( Fax: 317.884.5360 )


Undergraduate School

Indiana University

Medical School

Indiana University School of Medicine


Metropolitan Northwest Hospitals of Detroit


University of Chicago


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Indiana Orthopaedic Society
  • Indiana State Medical Association

Awards and Recognition

Indianapolis Monthly Top Doctor (2015 - 2019)


Board Certified Physician

Meet Dr. Robert Falender

Dr. Falender graduated the highest distinction with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Indiana University in Bloomington in 1983. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, graduating in 1987.

Dr. Falender completed an internship in general surgery at Mount Carmel Mercy Hospital in Detroit, Michigan in 1988 and a residency in orthopedic surgery at Metropolitan Northwest Hospitals of Detroit in 1992. Dr. Falender completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois in 1993.

Dr. Falender is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Indiana Orthopaedic Society and Indiana State Medical Association.

Downloadable resource: Ultimate Guide to Hand, Wrist and Elbow Injuries

Practice focus:

  • Hand
  • Wrist
  • Elbow
  • General Orthopedics

Patient Reviews

4.75 out of 5 (234 Ratings, 82 Comments)

Dec 3, 2019
My doctor was a good listener and gave me good advice.
Nov 20, 2019
I did not feel like my concerns were taken seriously or that my options were explained. Basically said to wear a brace and make an appointment in a couple of months if needed. My abrupt appearance of sharp pains was dismissed.
Nov 19, 2019
Dr. Falender and his team are always pleasant and caring.