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About Midwest Center for Joint Replacement

About Us

Midwest Center for Joint Replacement in Indianapolis and Bloomington, Indiana, is an orthopedic private practice specializing in total knee, partial knee, and anterior hip replacement surgery. The practice’s four surgeons, Michael Berend, MD, Wesley Lackey, MD, Joshua Carter, MD, and Todd Bertrand, MD, have over 50 years of combined experience in joint replacement surgery.

Every member of the Midwest Center for Joint Replacement team owns the patient experience, from the first call to the follow-up visit, believing that all individuals deserve an incomparable level of care, skill, experience, and respect. 

Our surgeons are national leaders in outpatient joint replacement surgery. Our teams perform most outpatient surgeries at Midwest Specialty Surgery Center, located on the first floor of the Indianapolis office. Our surgeons also play a key role in joint replacement research discoveries and publications, having developed advanced recovery protocols and pioneered many of the latest hip and knee implant designs. 

To schedule an appointment at Midwest Center for Joint Replacement, call the Indianapolis office today.

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Midwest Center for Joint Replacement in Indianapolis and Bloomington, Indiana, is an orthopedic private practice specializing in total knee, partial knee, and anterior hip replacement surgery. The practice’s four surgeons, Michael Berend, MD, Wesley Lackey, MD, Joshua Carter, MD, and Todd Bertrand, MD, have over 50 years of combined experience in joint replacement surgery.

Every member of the Midwest Center for Joint Replacement team owns the patient experience, from the first call to the follow-up visit, believing that all individuals deserve an incomparable level of care, skill, experience, and respect. 

Our surgeons are national leaders in outpatient joint replacement surgery. Our teams perform most outpatient surgeries at Midwest Specialty Surgery Center, located on the first floor of the Indianapolis office. Our surgeons also play a key role in joint replacement research discoveries and publications, having developed advanced recovery protocols and pioneered many of the latest hip and knee implant designs. 

To schedule an appointment at Midwest Center for Joint Replacement, call the Indianapolis office today.


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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Healthgrades

    "I have had my left knee fully replaced and my right knee partially replaced by Dr. Berend and have nothing but praise for him."

    C.W. (Bill) G.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Berend determined that I needed a partial knee replacement. Following their process, 3 months later I am back to doing what I love."

    Karla
  • Healthgrades

    "He is THE BEST and I could not be happier! Thanks to Dr.Lackey for giving me back what has always been such a big part of my life."

    Shayla H.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Lackey was very attentive to all of my questions and needs. Thank you Dr. Lackey for giving me back my life without pain!"

    Patty A.
  • Healthgrades

    "I can’t say enough wonderful things about Dr. Lackey and his team everyone is so nice and helpful and always has a smile on their faces."

    Kathy C.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr Carter replaces my right hip in January, 2018. Wonderful experience, hardly any pain, walked out that afternoon, feels and works great!"

    Nicole
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Carter and his team are outstanding! The surgery and outcome were better than I ever expected. Best of all pain was gone."

    Darrell B.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Carter performed my total hip replacement and after a month was almost completely back. This Center has all the best staff. Outstanding customer service for me."

    Mike C.
  • Google

    "Dr. Carter and everyone else on staff at MCJR are amazing! They are kind, professional, super knowledgeable and skilled and above and beyond helpful."

    Nicole S.