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Jacob J. Triplet, DO

IU Health

Orthopedic Surgery

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Dr. Jacob Triplet is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and elbow surgery. He is actively involved in outpatient consultations, surgical procedures, research and teaching.

Dr. Triplet was born in Buffalo, N.Y. He earned his doctoral degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. After graduating first in his medical school class, he completed his Orthopedic Surgical Residency at Ohio University in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Triplet then completed a Fellowship in Upper Extremity Reconstruction (Shoulder and Elbow Surgery) at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He now works as an Upper Extremity Specialist in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at IU Health.

Dr. Triplet has over 50 peer-reviewed publications with his research in prominent journals such as the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) and the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (JSES). His research has been presented at several national orthopedic conferences including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) annual meetings.

Dr. Triplet’s greatest joy is in spending time with his wife and children. He enjoys nature and traveling to new areas with his family. He favors outdoor activities including camping, hiking, and skiing with family and close friends.


Insurance plans accepted by this provider are below.

  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Anthem Hoosier Care Connect
  • Anthem Hoosier Healthwise
  • Anthem Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Medicare HMO
  • Anthem Medicare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway Essentials Network
  • Care Source Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Care Source Hoosier Healthwise
  • Community Health Network - Employee Plan
  • CorVel/Corecare - Workers Compensation
Coventry/First Health
Deaconess OneCare
  • Encore Workers Compensation
  • Health Alliance Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Indiana Health Network - Workers Compensation
  • Indiana University Health - Workers Compensation
  • IU Health Plans Medicare Advantage
Lutheran Preferred
  • Managed Health Services Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Care Connect
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Healthwise
  • Managed Health Services Medicare Advantage
  • MDWise Excel Healthy Indiana Plan
  • MDWise Excel Hoosier Healthwise
  • Parkview Health Plan Signature Care PPO
  • Point Comfort - Refugee Medical Assistance Program
  • Point Comfort - Unaccompanied Children Program
Suburban Health Organization
  • The Healthcare Group Encircle
  • The Healthcare Group Encore
  • TriCare Select
  • United DSNP
  • United HealthCare
  • United HealthCare Hoosier Care Connect
  • United HMO
  • United Medicare Advantage
  • United PPO
  • VA - CCN via United Healthcare

Note: Although this listing was accurate at the time of posting, insurances change regularly, and insurance plans listed may not be accepted at all office locations for this provider. Please confirm with your insurance company that this provider is covered by your plan before your appointment.

Specialties & Details


Orthopedic Surgery


School of Medicine:

Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL


Ohio University, Athens, OH


Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Ball Memorial

Physician Group:

IU Health Ball Memorial Physicians


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