John R. McLimore, MD
John R. McLimore, MD

John R. McLimore, MD


  • Back and Neck (Spine)
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Non-Operative Spine
  • Pain Management
  • Sports Medicine


( Fax: 317.802.2405 )


Undergraduate School

Wabash College and Indiana University at Indianapolis

Medical School

University of Kentucky College of Medicine


Baylor College of Medicine


  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Medical Association
  • International Rehabilitation Medicine Association
  • Physiatric Association of Spine Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation
  • International Spine Injection Society
  • American Congress of Academic Physiatrists

Awards and Recognition

Indianapolis Monthly Top Doctors (2014 - 2019)


Board Certified Physician

Meet Dr. John McLimore

Dr. McLimore earned his bachelor’s degree from Wabash College in 1983, graduating cum laude. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in Indianapolis, graduating in 1985, and went to medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, Kentucky, graduating in 1989. Dr. McLimore completed an internship in internal medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 1990 and a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1993.

He has had several abstracts included in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and co-established the first Musculoskeletal Continuity Clinic at the VA Medical Center in Houston.

Dr. McLimore is a member of numerous professional associations, including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Medical Association, the International Rehabilitation Medicine Association, the Physiatric Association of Spine Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation, International Spine Injection Society and the American Congress of Academic Physiatrists.


Practice focus:

  • Rehabilitation/Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Orthopedic/Musculoskeletal Injuries/Trauma
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Back Pain/Spine Conditions
  • Industrial Medicine
  • Occupational Related Injuries
  • Sports Medicine (Shoulder, Hip, Knee Conditions)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Disc Herniations
  • Disc Degenerative Disorders
  • Biomechanical Low Back Dysfunction
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Fluoroscopically Guided Spinal Procedures
  • Epidural Corticosteroid Injections (caudal, interlaminar, transforaminal)
  • Selective Nerve Root Blocks
  • Facet Joint Injections
  • Medial Branch Nerve Blocks
  • Sacroiliac Joint Blocks
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Nerve Blocks 
  • Intra-Articular Joint Injections
  • Bursa Injections
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injections
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy)
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries/Conditions
  • Neuropathic Pain Management
  • Entrapment Neuropathies
  • Electrodiagnosis
  • Spinal Radiculopathies
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Cerebrovascular Accidents
  • General Rehabilitation

Patient Reviews

4.60 out of 5 (91 Ratings, 40 Comments)

Dec 17, 2019
Not easy when you hurt but Dr McLimore is caring, listens to what you are sharing and comes up with a medical plan. The staff at OrthoIndy is always helpful and easy to work with to get you well.
Nov 20, 2019
Everyone was helpful and attentive. We came away with a treatment plan.
Nov 11, 2019
Dr. McLimore is one of the kindest and caring doctors I have met.