A World-Class Sports Medicine Center

Nearly 40 years ago, Dr. Thomas A. Brady saw a need for a dedicated sports medicine clinic in Indianapolis.

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Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, previously known as Methodist Sports Medicine, is an independent, physician-owned orthopedic practice recognized as one of the region’s most respected orthopedic groups. Clinical evaluations performed by highly skilled fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons, combined with advanced surgical techniques and comprehensive non-surgical treatment options, provide patients with exceptional treatment outcomes and a return to active living.

Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics provides patients comprehensive orthopedic care in several specialized areas, including hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, foot, ankle, knee, hip; joint replacement and revision; spine care and sports medicine. Physicians with Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics have been trusted by the Indianapolis Colts as their official team physicians since 1983 and serve as the orthopedic provider for Purdue University, Butler University, Indiana State University and numerous high schools and public safety departments throughout central Indiana.

Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics also innovates daily through a separate 501(c)(3), Forté Orthopedic Research Institute, that is dedicated to improving the lives of patients everywhere through advanced clinical research and education.


  • “50 Orthopedic Practices to Know” 2011, Becker’s Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management Review
  • Emageon MVP NFL Physician of the Year, 2001, Dr. Rettig
  • Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Outstanding NFL Team Physician of the Year, 2003, Dr. Rettig
  • Indiana Soccer Hall of Fame Merit Award, 2009, Dr. McCarroll
  • Indiana Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame, 2009, Dr. Rettig
  • Indiana Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame, 2012, Dr. McCarroll

Team Affiliations — Official Sports Medicine Provider

  • Indianapolis Colts, official team physicians since 1984
  • Indianapolis School of Ballet
  • Butler University
  • Indiana State University
  • IU Kokomo
  • Purdue University
  • Brebeuf Preparatory High School
  • Covenant Christian High School
  • Guerin Catholic High School
  • Heritage Christian High School
  • North Central High School
  • Park Tudor High School
  • Roncalli High School
  • Warren Central High School

Organization/Club Affiliations

  • Carmel Dads Club
  • Carmel Icehounds
  • Carmel Swim Club
  • Dance Kaleidoscope
  • Indiana All-Star Running Club
  • Indiana Basketball Coaches Association
  • Indiana Canes Baseball
  • Indiana Fire Academy
  • Indiana Football Coaches Association
  • Indiana High School Athletic Association
  • Indiana High School Basketball All-Star Series
  • Indiana High School Football All-Star Classic
  • Indiana Interscholastic Athletic Administrators’ Association
  • Max Lax
  • Mudsock Youth Athletics
  • United States Tennis Association

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