Dr. Saltzman sees patients from the greater Indianapolis area at the following clinic locations in Indianapolis and Carmel:

IU Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine – Methodist Professional Center

1801 N Senate Blvd
Suite 400
Indianapolis, IN 46202

IU Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine – Methodist Medical Plaza North [Carmel]

201 Pennsylvania Parkway
Suite 100
Carmel, IN 46280

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Meet Dr. Saltzman UI HealthAssistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Indiana University

  • Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine & Shoulder/Elbow Surgery
  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Subspecialty Board Certified in Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Nationally-recognized expertise in adolescent, young adult and adult athlete injury care
  • Specialist in the minimally-invasive treatment of cartilage disorders, meniscus tears, patellar instability/dislocations and ligament injuries including ACL tears and multiligament knee injuries
  • Specialist in shoulder surgery, including arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, shoulder stabilization/labrum repair, latarjet reconstruction, shoulder replacement, and reverse shoulder replacement
  • Expert in joint preservation, offering cutting-edge surgical and non-surgical treatments including cartilage restoration, meniscus transplantation, realignment osteotomies
  • Innovation in the field of therapeutic OrthoBiologics and autologous Cell-based Therapy including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC)
  • Expertise in treatment of injuries specific to the throwing athlete (including "Tommy John" elbow ligament reconstruction and shoulder labral repair)

Past Head Team Physician

  • UNC Charlotte
    American Athletic Conference
    Stumptown Atheletic
    National Independent Soccer Association
    IU Indy

What is New in
Sports Medicine?

Arthroscopic Surgery

Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure during which the internal structure of a joint is examined for diagnosis and treatment of problems inside the joint.

Benefits

  • Smaller incisions
  • Minimal soft tissue trauma
  • Less pain and scars
  • Lower infection rate
  • Faster healing time
  • Earlier mobilization
  • Shorter hospital stay

Recent & Upcoming

  • Dr. Saltzman will begin to assist in the care as a Team Physician for IU Indianapolis student athletes
    Dr. Saltzman will begin to assist in the care as a Team Physician for IU Indianapolis student athletes

    This Fall 2024, Dr. Saltzman will begin to assist in the care as a Team Physician for IU Indianapolis student athletes.Read More...

  • Tommy John elbow ligament reconstruction surgery with Dr. Saltzman
    Tommy John elbow ligament reconstruction surgery with Dr. Saltzman

    On July 16, 2024, former Charlotte college pitcher Tony Rossi signs a Free Agent contract with the New York Yankees after successful return... Read More...

  • Exploring the Body from the Inside Out
    Exploring the Body from the Inside Out: Athletic Injuries

    Exploring the Body from the Inside Out: Athletic Injuries. Sports Injuries Explained HERE.Read More...

  • Logan Godman's Inspiring Journey: Overcoming ACL Injury to Shine in Senior Football Season
    Logan Godman's Inspiring Journey: Overcoming ACL Injury to Shine in Senior Football Season

    We spoke with Dr. Saltzman about Logan's inspiring journey toward a full recovery and his determination to have a successful senior season. Read More...

  • OC Presents the 2023 Sports Medicine Symposium
    OC Presents the 2023 Sports Medicine Symposium

    Join us for the 35th Sports Medicine Symposium as we discuss the principles of injury prevention. Read More...

Current Research

  • ACL Reconstruction
    Ifarraguerri AM, Trofa DP, Piasecki DP, Fleischli JE, Saltzman BM. Perioperative Non-Opioid Analgesia Strategies After High Tibial Osteotomy: A Systematic Review of Prospective Studies. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2024Read More
  • Scapula
    Berk AN, Cregar WM, Wang S, Habet NA, Ifarraguerri AM, Trofa DP, Piasecki DP, Fleischli JE, Saltzman BM. The Effect of Lower Limb Alignment on Tibiofemoral Joint Contact Biomechanics after Medial Meniscus Posterior Root Repair: A Finite-Element Analysis. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2024Read More
Our Happy Patients

121 reviews with 5.0 star rating

  • Dr Saltzman explains plans and options very well. Read More - N G Hartsell
  • Highly impressed and thankful for Dr. Saltzman. From surgery to post op-care everything was smooth and I was cared for well by him and his team! Read More - Lauren Lewer
  • Dr. Saltzman is great! I had reverse shoulder replacement in June 2023 and it has been a huge success. Great doctor and staff!! Read More - Katie Somers
  • Dr Saltzman and his team were showed me excellent care. Willing to sit down talk and hear all of my concerns . I tore my meniscus up and he walked me through the multiple scenarios of how to fix it and was extremely professional and nice.Worked hard to save as much of my meniscus so I have greater function with it later on . Highly highly recommend! Read More - Haley Galliher
  • Dr Saltzman is the best. Master of his craft with great bedside manor. Couldn't be happier with the outcome Read More - Jonathan Magnin
IU Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine – Methodist Professional Center1801 N Senate Blvd, Suite 400
Indianapolis, IN 46202
IU Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine – Methodist Medical Plaza North [Carmel]201 Pennsylvania Parkway, Suite 100
Carmel, IN 46280
  • ASES
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha - Honor Medical Society
  • UNC Charlotte
  • American Athletic Conference
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association
  • Stumptown Athletic
  • National Independent Soccer Association