About Us

Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic is the area’s premier Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center.

We pride ourselves on our long tradition of exceptional surgical and non-surgical orthopaedic care, and we are committed to serving the unique needs of each of our patients.

Our physicians use the latest technology and the most innovative surgical techniques to provide you with the highest quality care. We consider it a privilege that you have chosen our practice, and we look forward to caring for you.

Our Physicians

The orthopaedic surgeons of Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic are medical doctors with extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system, which includes your bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves.

Our surgeons have up to 14 years of formal education and are certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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To Schedule an Appointment:

Lafayette: 765.447.4165 or use our Appointment Request Form
IU Health White Memorial Hospital: 574.583.7111
IU Health Frankfort Hospital: 765.447.4165
Jasper County Hospital: 219.866.5141

Main Phone:  765.447.4165 or 800.VIP.BONE
Fax:  765.447.4168
Email:  info@lafayetteortho.com

Billing Questions: 765.449.2732 or toll-free at 888.449.2732
Medical Records Department: 765.447.6978

Patient Experience
Laurie Hatke, Practice Administrator
Phone: 765.446.5330
lhatke@unityhc.com

Workers Compensation
Karren Pass, RN, CCM, Case Manager
Phone: 765.446.5346
Fax: 765.446.5347
kpass@unityhc.com

Make an Appointment:

We have several offices to serve you.  Please contact the office at which you want to be seen:

Lafayette Unity Medical Office: 765.447.4165
IU Health White Memorial Hospital: 574.583.7111
IU Health Frankfort Hospital: 765.447.4165
Jasper County Hospital: 219.866.5141

Lafayette Location Only

If you would like to be contacted to schedule an appointment with one of our orthopaedic physicians at the Lafayette location, please fill out the information below.
 
When you are finished, click the submit button. Someone from our office will call you to schedule an appointment.
 
*If you would like to schedule an appointment for Jasper County Hospital or White County Memorial Hospital, you will need to contact each location and schedule accordingly.

Make an Appointment

For over 50 years, Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic has been serving Lafayette and the surrounding counties. In order to serve our community better, we have established outreach clinics in addition to our main Lafayette office.

Lafayette Office – Unity Medical Plaza
1411 South Creasy Lane, Suite 120
Lafayette, IN 47905

Phone: 765.447.4165 or 800.VIP.BONE
Hours: (By Appointment Only)
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm


Jasper County Hospital
1104 East Grace Street
Rensselaer, IN 47978

Phone: 219.866.5141

Physicians
Daniel J. Daluga, M.D. 
Mark C. Page, M.D.
Michael E. Highhouse, M.D.
Joel A. Virkler, D.O.


IU Health Frankfort Hospital
1258 Oak Street, Suite A (Behind St. Vincent Hospital)
Frankfort, IN 

Phone: 765.447.4165
Hours: Every Tuesday morning

Physicians
Peter J. Torok, M.D.

IU Health White Memorial Hospital
720 South Sixth Street
Monticello, IN 47960

Phone: 574.583.7111
Hours: Call IU Health White Memorial Hospital to schedule appointment. 

Physicians
Robert J. Hagen, M.D.

Locations

1411 S. Creasy Ln, Suite 120
Lafayette, IN 47905
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1104 East Grace Street
Rensselaer, IN 47978
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1258 Oak Street, Suite A
Frankfort, IN
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720 South Sixth Street
Monticello, IN 47960
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Services

At Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic, we understand that each patient has unique medical issues.  As our patient, you will receive a comprehensive physical examination using the most advanced imaging available.  We will then develop an individualized treatment plan to relieve your discomfort and restore function while minimizing risks.

Our physicians keep current on the newest advances in orthopaedic care including:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Total, Partial & Custom Joint Replacement
  • Reconstruction of Hip, Knee and Shoulder
  • Arthroscopy of Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Surgical & Non-Surgical Fracture Care
  • Non-Invasive/Conservative Treatment Options
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
Sports Medicine

You don’t need to be a Division I athlete to receive healthcare like one.  Our sports medicine physicians are on the cutting edge, providing the finest specialized care available to athletes of all ages and levels.  We have the knowledge and expertise to treat everyone, from the recreational athlete to the elite competitor, and from the pediatric athlete to the active senior.

Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic physicians welcome students from all area schools, and we work closely with Franciscan Alliance Sports Medicine athletic trainers to provide care to the following schools:

  • Attica
  • Benton Central
  • Carroll
  • Caston
  • Central Catholic
  • Clinton Prairie
  • Covington
  • Faith Christian
  • Fountain Central
  • Frontier
  • Lafayette Jefferson
  • North White
  • Pioneer
  • Rossville
  • Seeger
  • Tri-County
  • Twin Lakes
  • West Lafayette
Workers’ Compensation

Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic is committed to treating workers’ compensation patients and clients with the highest level of care and compassion. Our medical team provides both non-surgical and surgical management of work related injuries to help your employees regain their strength and mobility, and get back to work.

Our focus is on early determination of the patient’s diagnosis, and our treatment plans are designed to achieve maximum medical improvement.  Our team is dedicated to providing effective communication and high quality solutions. Whether you are an employer, case manager, or referring provider, we have the expertise to meet your needs.

We have a dedicated Workers’ Compensation Case Manager, Karren Pass, RN, CCM, who will help you navigate the changing and complicated guidelines related to workplace injuries.

Patients

Thank you for choosing Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic.  We look forward to caring for you. The following information is important so we can provide high quality care for all of our patients.

What to Bring: Please bring the following to your appointment:

  • Insurance Cards
  • List of Medications
  • Co-Payment or Self-Insured Payment
  • Detailed History of Condition or Injury
  • X-rays or MRIs taken at other facilities

Appointment Times: Because our surgeons see hospitalized patients, emergency room patients and perform surgeries, there may be times when your doctor will arrive late to the office.  We do our very best to stay on schedule while still serving the emergent and surgical needs of our community.  If you are going to be late for your appointment, please contact our office.

Cancellations: Please call at least 24 hours in advance to cancel an appointment.  You will be charged a no-show fee if you do not cancel a scheduled appointment or procedure ahead of time.

Payment: We take the same insurance as other Unity partners.  Some insurance plans require that you meet a deductible before they pay while others require a co-pay for visits.  Please contact your insurance company to understand your financial responsibility. We collect co-pays at time of service.  

Request for Paperwork/Medical Records: We complete all requests for paperwork (medical records, paperwork for disability, workers compensation, and FMLA) on a first come, first serve basis. Due to the volume of requests, we cannot process same day requests or move any requests in front of others already waiting to be processed.  Please submit your paperwork at least 15 business days prior to the due date.  For all medical records requests there must be a fully completed and signed Medical Records Release Authorization submitted with the request.  There may be a charge for completion of medical records release requests as allowable by Indiana Department of Insurance.

Patient Forms

We are looking forward to seeing you in our office.  To expedite the check-in process, please print and fill out the forms below (#1 – #5) and bring them with you to your appointment.  

In addition, please review our HIPAA Privacy Notice and Notice of Privacy Practice prior to your appointment.

  1. New Patient Form (please choose the form for the physician with whom you will see)

  2. Patient Demographic Form
  3. HIPAA Acknowledgment of Receipt
  4. Disclosure and Release Authorization Form
  5. Health Record Release
  6. Student Athlete Sports Injury (If Applicable)
Referring Physicians

Thank you for trusting Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic with your patient.

Please call our office to make a referral so we can gather all necessary information about your patient or fax us a referral form.  We will contact your patient the same business day to set up an appointment.

Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic accepts referrals from all area physicians. Our physicians have privileges at Unity Surgical Center and Franciscan Health Lafayette.

Phone: 765.447.4165
Fax: 765.447.4168

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Cass County Government and the City of Logansport Partner with Unity Healthcare to Offer Employee Health Clinic

December 9, 2016 (Lafayette, Indiana) Unity Healthcare is pleased to announce a new partnership with Cass County Government and the City of Logansport on an employer health clinic, the Cass Employer Clinic. The Clinic will provide services to employees and their dependents if they are covered by their company’s insurance. Other area employers are invited to participate […]

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Unity Healthcare and Franciscan Health Raised Funds For The YWCA Women’s Cancer Program

February 22, 2018, Lafayette, Indiana –Today at the YWCA, Unity Healthcare and Franciscan Health presented a check for $46,877.49 to the YWCA Greater Lafayette Women’s Cancer Program. The money was raised at the Annual Ultimate Pink Party hosted by Unity Healthcare and Franciscan Health. The event was held on October 20, 2017 at the Purdue Memorial Union […]

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