Dr. Arthur C. Rettig specialized in sports medicine and disorders of the upper extremities. Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, Dr. Rettig received his medical degree from Cornell University in 1967. He was an intern at San Francisco General Hospital in San Francisco, California, and served a second post-doctoral year at the University of California-Berkeley. His special areas of interest are the care and rehabilitation of injuries to the hand, wrist, elbow, and knee.
The practice of medicine is in the blood of the Rettig family. Dr. Rettig’s father was a physician and Dr. Rettig’s son, Lance, is also an orthopedist at Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics. As a former head team physician for the Indianapolis Colts, Dr. Rettig indulged his deep love for sports just about year-round. He is the former team physician to Indiana University basketball, IUPUI and was also a team physician to North Central High School. It is estimated that Dr. Rettig has been on the sidelines for more than 1,000 IUPUI competitions, 650 Colts games, and innumerable North Central games during his illustrious career. A lifelong sports fan, Dr. Rettig ranks the Colts winning the Super Bowl right up there with getting married and the birth of his two sons. Dr. Rettig retired from practice in 2021.