IndyShoulder, a renowned center of excellence in shoulder and elbow care, is now proudly a part of Central Indiana Orthopedics. Our journey began in 2006 when Dr. Brian Badman founded IndyShoulder, and in 2023, we expanded our exceptional team to include the expertise of Dr. Aaron Baessler. Together, they form a dynamic partnership dedicated to providing the most comprehensive and patient-centric shoulder and elbow care in Indiana.
Indy Shoulder offers comprehensive care for all kinds of shoulder and elbow injuries using state-of-the-art treatments and technology
Dedicated to working closely with you to create a personalized and comprehensive treatment plan that suits your needs and preferences.
Dr. Badman is a highly accomplished orthopedic surgeon with a specialized focus on shoulder disorders. A native of South Bend, Indiana, he pursued his undergraduate and medical education at Indiana University. His academic journey was marked by exceptional achievements, earning...
Dr. Baessler graduated from the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University. He then went on to pursue his residency in othopaedic surgery from the Indiana University School of Medicine and did a sports medicine fellowship from Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics.
Total shoulder replacement surgery is performed to relieve symptoms of severe shoulder pain and disability due to arthritis. In this surgery, the damaged articulating parts of the shoulder joint are removed and replaced with artificial prostheses. Replacement of both the humeral head and the socket is called a total shoulder replacement.
Rotator cuff repair is a surgery to repair an injured or torn rotator cuff, a group of muscles surrounding the shoulder joint and enabling movement. It can be performed in a minimally invasive manner with the help of an arthroscope, a small, fiber-optic instrument consisting of a lens, light source, and video camera.
If you have seen an orthopedic specialist for your shoulder problem and surgery has been advised, you may contact Dr. Badman or Dr. Baessler, leading board-certified and fellowship-trained shoulder and elbow specialists in the State of Indiana for an expert second opinion evaluation..
Elbow arthroscopy, also referred to as keyhole or minimally invasive surgery, is a surgical procedure that is performed through tiny incisions to evaluate and treat several elbow conditions.