Michael T. Thieken, MD
Michael T. Thieken, MD

Michael T. Thieken, MD


( Fax: 317.802.2868 )


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 - 2019)


  • Board Certified Physician
  • Orthopedic Consultant for DePauw University

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
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Work-Related Injuries

Patient Reviews

4.79 out of 5 (231 Ratings, 97 Comments)

Jan 7, 2020
Dr. Thieken, his nurse practitioner and staff are very caring! Wonderful experience!
Dec 31, 2019
It was a long wait at the office but it was worth it
Dec 26, 2019
Good overall. Office was running slightly behind schedule, but staff informed us of such when we sat down in waiting room. Would have preferred to not wait in x-ray area, due to temperature