Dr. Ginther is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in adult reconstructive surgery (joint replacement) and sports medicine. His orthopaedic practice focuses on total joint replacement and reconstructive surgery, but also includes arthroscopic reconstruction of the knee and shoulder, sports medicine and trauma.
A native of Indiana, Dr. Ginther retired from the U.S. Army in June, 1999 as a colonel and returned to his hometown to begin practice. Dr. Gintherís final assignment in the military was the Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery for Eisenhower Army Medical Center. He was in charge of an orthopaedic residency program, chief of adult reconstructive surgery, a podiatry residency program, physical and occupational therapy departments, and supervised Department of Defense orthopaedic care for the southeast region of the United States.
Dr. Ginther graduated from Warren Central High School in 1970, The United States Military Academy at West Point in 1974, and served in the infantry for 5 years. He then attended the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences for medical school and did his residency training at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. In 1997, Dr. Ginther completed fellowship training in Adult Reconstructive Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Credentials for Dr. Ginther include the following: He is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons and is an Associate Professor of Surgery for the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. Dr. Ginther is also a member of the Indiana State Medical Association, the Indiana Orthopaedic Society, the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Christian Medical and Dental Associations, and the Officers Christian Fellowship.
Dr. Ginther married Libby Gelpke in 1980 and they have 4 children. He is active at Radiant Christian Life Church in Westfield, Indiana. As a former player for Warren Central High School, Dr. Ginther is an avid basketball fan and enjoys tennis and running.
Stephen Jacobsen, MD is an orthopaedic surgeon and is a member of Riverview Medical Group. His primary office location is in Carmel, with hours in Tipton once a week.
Dr. Jacobsen earned his undergraduate degree in biology from Colgate University. He attended Medical School at the New Jersey Medical School. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Indiana University.
Dr. Jacobsen has competed Fellowship training in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at Wellington Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine. He is board eligible in Orthopaedics.
He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Jacobsen has completed a number of peer-reviewed publications and abstracts and has received an award from the Indiana Orthopedic Society.
Norman Mindrebo, M.D. is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who is additionally certified in orthopedic sports medicine. He has been practicing in Indiana since 1995. Dr. Mindrebo started New Hope Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in 1998. He loves working with people of all age groups. A large portion of his practice is devoted to athletes, their families, and "weekend warriors". He is also committed to helping employees and employers by treating injuries and getting employees back to work in a safe and timely manner.
His orthopaedic practice includes arthroscopic reconstruction of the knee and shoulder, total joint replacement (hip, knee, and shoulder), partial knee replacement, minimally invasive rotator cuff repair, sports medicine, orthopedic trauma, worker's compensation, and spinal surgery.
Dr. Mindrebo grew up in New Jersey, but moved to Indiana where he married his "Hoosier wife." He started New Hope in 1998. As the practice has matured Dr. Mindrebo has had the privilege of treating more and more patients. He loves getting to help bring healing to patients in their time of need. He also enjoys reading historical fiction, spending time outside in God's beautiful creation (especially on his tractor), taking care of animals, and spending time with his family.
Dr. Mindrebo earned an undergraduate degree in Biology from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, and a minor in Human Needs and Global Resources. His Masters Degree is in Neuromuscular Physiology from Villanova University. This background helped Dr. Mindrebo decide to pursue medicine as a career. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia in 1987. Dr. Mindrebo completed his internship at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis, and his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Indiana University Medical Center. After residency, he was commissioned as a Major in the United States Air Force Medical Corps and served in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Offutt Air Force Base, located in Omaha, Nebraska. After honorable service in the Air Force, Dr. Mindrebo returned to Indianapolis to practice orthopaedic surgery.
Credentials for Dr. Mindrebo include: board certification by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 1994, induction as a fellow into the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 1995, and sports medicine certification. He is a member of the Indiana Orthopedic Society, the Indiana State Medical Association and the Christian Medical and Dental Associations.
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