Michael E. Berend, MD
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon located in Indianapolis, IN & Bloomington, IN
About Dr. Berend
Michael E. Berend, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and the co-founder of Midwest Center for Joint Replacement, with two locations in Indianapolis and Bloomington, Indiana.
Dr. Berend always loved science and health. He studied chemistry at Hanover College and went on to pursue orthopedic surgery at Duke University Medical Center, where he represented the top 10% of his medical school class. Known for his charismatic personality, he was chosen to be the graduation commencement speaker. Dr. Berend moved to Mooresville, Indiana, to complete a fellowship in joint replacement surgery at the Center for Hip and Knee Surgery, and he continued to practice there for 16 years.
Not only is Dr. Berend an expert in his craft, but he is also an innovator. During the past decade, he has helped design multiple hip, knee, and partial knee implant systems. He has trained over 3,000 surgeons in his specialized surgical techniques and published over 90 peer-reviewed articles in medical journals. He is a former member in the USA of both the Knee Society and the Hip Society. Dr. Berend has been recognized by his peers as one of the top surgeons in North America.
Dr. Berend is deeply passionate about his career. He travels internationally with Team Hope in Motion, a Christian medical mission organization performing free joint replacements in Guatemala.
In addition to being a successful surgeon, Dr. Berend is a pilot. He has been flying for over 34 years. When he’s not up in the air, he’s raising three amazing children with his wife, Julie. He is active in Redeemer Presbyterian Church and enjoys cycling.
Call 317-455-1064 today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Berend.