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Rick Weidenbener

Orthopedic Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Rick Weidenbener’s goal is to keep all patients active and physically fit through all stages of life. He has extensive experience treating athletic injuries in adolescents, high school and collegiate athletes, and adult recreational athletes.

While growing up in Evansville, Indiana, Dr. Weidenbener developed a love of sports and fitness training. He enjoys all outdoor activities, including golf, yard work, gardening, camping and alpine skiing. He especially enjoys high altitude hiking and trekking and has climbed four “Fourteeners” in Colorado and, in 2017, completed a trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal. Dr. Weidenbener and his wife Lisa raised five children and currently enjoy farm-living as empty nesters.

Areas of Focus

Sports Medicine | Non-surgical General Orthopedic Injuries and Trauma | Non-surgical Fracture Care | Spine | Workers’ Compensation

Certifications

  • Sports Medicine, Board Certified

Education

  • Indiana University, BS
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, MD
  • Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis, Residency
  • Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, Sports Medicine Fellowship

Positions

  • Bloomington North High School, Team Physician
  • Bloomington South High School, Former Team Physician
  • Volunteers in Medicine, Clinic in Bloomington, Indiana, On-site Physician
  • YMCA Board of Directors, Member and Past President
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I believe in focusing on every patient as an individual, not just an injury or a condition. My intent is to address not only the particular problem but also to help each patient achieve their overall health and fitness goals.
Erich Weidenbener

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