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  • 1220 Spring Street
    Jeffersonville, IN 47130 (map)
    Phone: (812) 282-8494
  • 2109 Green Valley Rd.
    New Albany, IN 47150 (map)
    Phone: (812) 944-4720

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Injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system affect over 28 million Americans each year. At Orthopedic Surgeons of Indiana, we provide diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation for all types of bone and muscle problems to patients of all ages.

Using the most advanced techniques and treatments available, our physicians provide a full complement of care options for arthritis, pediatric orthopedics and sports-related injuries — all with a focus on providing maximum comfort with short recovery times.

We provide high-level care for injuries such as sprains, dislocations and fractures as well as degenerative conditions like osteoarthritis. And we specialize in a wide array of surgical procedures like total knee and hip replacements.

Our Medical Staff


  • William Sligar, MD

    A native of Indianapolis, Dr. Sligar has a Bachelor’s degree in science and his medical degree from Tufts University Medical School. After completing his internship and residency at Case Western Reserve University Hospitals, he served as a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy. He served two terms as Clark Memorial Hospital Chief of Medical Staff and President Elect of Medical Staff.


  • Thomas E. Sehlinger, MD

    Dr. Sehlinger has a Bachelor’s degree in political science, a Master’s degree in anatomy and a medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed his internship in general surgery at the University of Louisville, conducting research and publishing articles on the history and development of orthopedic implant devices. He was honored with the Gerhard Kuntscher Award for outstanding teaching resident 1993- 1994 and the Orthopedic Residents Research Award. He has written publications on the Separation of Fuchsian Homologs using High Performance Liquid Chromatography and Thin Layer of Commercial Samples of AmidoBlack. He has served numerous terms on the Clark Memorial Hospital Surgical Review Committee, Strategic Planning Committee and Foundation Board.


  • John Lindner, MD

    Dr. Lindner received his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Kentucky and his degree in medicine from the University of Louisville, completing his general surgery internship and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He was named Administrative Chief Resident in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, and was honored with the K. Armand Fischer Award and the Gerhard Kuntscher Award. He served as a major and a staff orthopedic surgeon in the U.S. Air Force Medical Corps, and was awarded the Preceptor of the Year for the Physician’s Assistant Phase II training while stationed at Scott AFB in Illinois. He has written a publication on Autogenous Corticocancellous Bone Grafting.


  • Patrick Bauer, MD

    Dr. Bauer received his Master’s degree from the University of Louisville and graduated Magna Cum-Laude from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed his internship in general surgery and residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Louisville. While a resident, Dr. Bauer was honored with the K. Armand Fischer Award and Gerhard Kuntscher Award as most outstanding teaching resident. Dr. Bauer has had presentations with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, including a paper at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dr. Bauer has a publication regarding Manganous Ion Uptake in Oral Streptococci. He is board certified and served as Chief of Surgery at Clark Memorial Hospital for two years.


  • Brent M. Walz, MD

    Dr. Walz received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in biology from Indiana University and his degree in medicine from the University of Louisville. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at University of Louisville School of Medicine and served as the Administrative Chief Resident in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He has co-authored a chapter on humeral fracture fixation in Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, Fractures. Dr. Walz’s interests include joint replacement, arthroscopy and fracture fixation.

If you or a member of your family would like to make an appointment to meet with one of our orthopedic specialists, call our Jeffersonville practice at (812) 282-8494 or our New Albany practice at (812) 944-4720.