Gary Misamore

“We strive to provide our patients with thoughtful, compassionate, personalized care supported by solid medical knowledge, experience, and technical capability. Our goal: high touch combined with high tech.”

Gary Misamore

Shoulder Specialist

Dr. Misamore specializes in sports medicine and disorders of the shoulder. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and specializes in reconstructive and arthroscopic shoulder surgery.

Following his undergraduate studies at Indiana University and the U.S. Naval Academy, Dr. Misamore received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1978. Following an internship at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Dr. Misamore completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Indiana University in 1983. He followed with a fellowship in shoulder disorders at the University of Western Ontario.

Dr. Misamore has been in medical practice in Indianapolis since 1984. He has served as an orthopedic consultant for the Indianapolis Colts since 1999 and currently holds the same role with Hamilton Southeastern High School. He also served as the team physician for Butler University for more than two decades, which included duty as tournament physician for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four held in Indianapolis in 1991, 1997, 2000 and 2006, and the NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Four in 2005.
His long list of accomplishments includes the appointment as Medical Director for the 1987 Pan-Am Games in Indianapolis, and most recently he served as president of the Indiana Orthopedic Society from 2010 to 2011.

A native of Indianapolis, Dr. Misamore is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Indiana Orthopedic Society, the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine, and American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.

Like many of his colleagues, Dr. Misamore has helped care for some of the area’s most determined athletes. He understands that whether you are treating patients or playing sports, being part of a great team makes all the difference in the world.

Areas of Focus

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Reconstructive Shoulder

Locations

Clinical Assistants

  • Tracy Stafford, RN
  • LeAnne Namy, ATC
  • Lisa Zedonis, RN

“We strive to provide our patients with thoughtful, compassionate, personalized care supported by solid medical knowledge, experience, and technical capability. Our goal: high touch combined with high tech.”

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Education

  • United States Naval Academy, BS
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, MD, 1978
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery Resident, 1983
  • University of Western Ontario Should Disorder Fellowship

Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Recertification, 1994, 2003
  • Medical License, State of Indiana, License #01028154

Positions

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Member
  • American College of Sports Medicine Indianapolis Youth Clinic, Co-Chairman, 1992
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, Indiana State Delegate
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, State Chairman
  • American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine, Member
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, Member
  • Butler University Athletics, Team Physician
  • Hamilton Southeastern High School, Orthopedic Consultant
  • Indiana Orthopedic Society, Inc., President, 2010—2011
  • Indianapolis Colts, Orthopedic Consultant, 1999—Present
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Championship Final Four, Tournament Physician, 1991, 1997, 2000, 2006
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Championship Final Four, Tournament Physician, 2005
  • National Little League Injury Prevention Program 
  • Pan American Games, Medical Director, 1987