Dr. Michael Bender strongly believes in patient-centered decision-making – where patients feel engaged and comfortable in making informed decisions. Whether your case is straightforward or complex, he will help you create the best individual treatment plan to live pain-free. Named Butler University’s head team orthopedic surgeon in 2021, Dr. Bender specializes in disorders of the shoulder and elbow.
In addition to his work with Butler University, Dr. Bender is the team physician for Park Tudor High School and the team shoulder consultant for Indiana State University Athletics. An Indiana native, he and his wife enjoy living and practicing medicine in their home state. They are the proud parents of twin boys and a daughter.
Shoulder Replacements (Total, Reverse and Revisions) | Shoulder and Elbow Fractures | Advanced Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery (Rotator Cuff, Labrum, etc.) | Shoulder Instability | Throwing Injuries | Distal Bicep Repairs | UCL Repair and Reconstruction | Open and Arthroscopic Elbow Surgery