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Jonathan W. Surdam, MD

IU Health

Orthopedic Surgery

4.9 out of 5 stars (329 ratings)
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Dr. Surdam joined the staff at Orthopedics of Southern Indiana in 2004 as a fellowship trained joint replacement surgeon. He is a native of the west, growing up in Wyoming. He obtained his undergraduate education at the Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colo., graduating with honors in 1994. After completing medical school at Creighton University, he completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery in Boston, Mass. at Boston University, Boston Medical Center. While in Boston, his training included fracture management, total joint reconstruction, sports medicine, and pediatric orthopedics. After spending five years learning general orthopedics, Dr. Surdam elected to further his education with a fellowship in adult reconstruction to master modern joint replacement surgical techniques.

His one year fellowship was completed under the direction of Richard E. White, Jr., MD at the New Mexico Center of Joint Replacement Surgery. During the fellowship, Dr. White was the president of the prestigious Hip Society and emphasis was placed on the management of the arthritic patient. Dr. Surdam learned state-of-the-art techniques for total joint replacement and has brought that expertise to Bloomington. His areas of specialization include less invasive hip and knee replacement, high flex/high demand/gender specific implants, revision surgery, and computer navigation.

He was named the director of Joint Replacement Surgery at IU Health Bloomington Hospital in 2008, and has performed over 2,000 successful joint replacements for patients in this region. He is also a Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor with the Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Surdam enjoys golf, Indiana University athletics, the Red Sox, and Colts. He and his family love life in Bloomington, and take great pride in caring for the community.


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 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 - Workers Compensation
  • Indiana University Health - Workers Compensation
IU Health Plans
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 Prime
  • 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

Conditions & Treatments:

Joint Replacement, Hip and Knee Replacement, Total Joint Replacement


School of Medicine:

Creighton University


Boston University Medical Center


New Mexico Center of Joint Replacement

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Bedford, IU Health Bloomington, IU Health Methodist/IU Health University, IU Health Paoli

Physician Group:

IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians

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