• Hand, Wrist & Elbow
  • Sports Medicine

Lance A. Rettig, MD, is Board-Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery. He specializes in disorders of the hand, wrist and elbow and treats acute and chronic conditions of the upper extremity. He also specializes in orthopaedic sports medicine.

Dr. Rettig graduated with high honors from Indiana University, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa, in 1993. He earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1997, and completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Indiana University in 2002. He then performed a one-year Hand Surgery Fellowship at the Raymond T. Curtis National Hand Center at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, from 2002-2003.

Dr. Rettig returned to Indianapolis in 2003 to join Methodist Sports Medicine. He has served as orthopaedic consultant for Indiana State University since 2004 and currently holds the same role with Lebanon High School. He previously served as the team physician for Avon High School.

Dr. Rettig is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the Indiana Orthopaedic Society and the Mid-America Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Rettig has authored several articles and chapters and has lectured extensively locally, regionally and nationally. He also maintains an active role in the Indiana University orthopaedic residency program, where he serves on multiple committees.

A native of Indianapolis, Dr. Rettig graduated from North Central High School, where he played tennis. When he’s not working, Dr. Rettig and his wife enjoy spending time with their three daughters. He also enjoys running, golf and snow skiing.

Areas of Focus

Hand surgery


Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
State of Indiana Medical License, 1997
State of Maryland Medical License, 2002
CAQ Hand, 2007


Team Affiliations:
Lebanon High School
Indiana State University
Avon High School

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