Dr. Lance Rettig, M.D.

The Physicians of RHSI

MD, Indiana University School of Medicine

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Indiana University

Fellowship: Curtis National Hand Center

Dr. Rettig is the son of Methodist Sports Medicine Center physician Dr. Art Rettig. Like his father, Dr. Rettig is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. Dr. Rettig also specializes in arthritis and, traumatic and non-traumatic disorders of the hand, wrist and elbow .

Dr. Rettig earned his undergraduate degree in Biology at Indiana University in 1993 and obtained his medical degree in 1997 from the Indiana University School of Medicine. Prior to his fellowship in Baltimore, Dr. Rettig was an intern (General Surgery) and resident (Orthopaedic Surgery) at the Indiana University Medical Center.

A native of Indianapolis, Dr. Rettig serves as team physician at for Avon High School and Indiana State University.

Lance A. Rettig, M.D.

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Data:

Date of Birth: May 8, 1971

Place of Birth: Laguana Beach, California

Citizenship: United States of America

Education:

1989-1993 Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Bachelor of Science with High Honors, Biology.

1993-1997 Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN.

Doctor of Medicine.

Internship:

1997-1998 General Surgery. Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN.

Residency:

1997-2002 Orthopaedic Surgery. Indiana University School of Medicine,

Indianapolis, IN.

Fellowship:

2002-2003 Curtis National Hand Center, Baltimore, M.D.

Licensure:

1997 M.D., Indiana

2002 M.D., Maryland

Priviledges:

2003 Clarian Hospitals

2003 St. Vincent Hospital

2004 Bloomington Hospital & Healthcare System

Honors/Awards:

1990 Dean's List

Sigma Chi Academic Scholarship

1991 Dean's List

Sigma Chi Academic Scholarship

Phi Eta Sigma Honorary Society

1992 Dean's List

Sigma Chi Academic Scholarship

Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Award

1993 Dean's List

Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Award

Phi Beta Kappa

Order of Omega

2002 Garceau-Wray Award (Outstanding Research Orthopaedic Residency)

Projects

1997 Assisted Thomas Klootwyk, M.D. Methodist Sports Medicine Center,

in basic science research. Worked on a study to characterized the intrinsic cellular properties of the posterior cruciate ligament in a rabbit model.

2002 Research - Implant Arthroplasty in Patients with Primary Osteoarthritis of the Metacarpophalangeal Joint - Raymond Curtis Research Grant.

Presentations:

1998 Embryology of the Knee. Orthopaedic Grand rounds. Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 1999 Glenohumeral Instability. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN. 2000 Principles of internal Fixation. Orthopaedic Grand rounds. Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 2000 Gross Anatomy of the Shoulder. Hand Care Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

2002 Primary Osteoarthritis of the Elbow: Results of Operative Debridement at Intermediate Follow-up and Basis for a Classification System. Lance Rettig, M.D. and Hill Hastings, II, M.D. Garceau-Wray Lectures, Indianapolis, IN

2003 Implant Arthroplasty in Patient's with Primary Osteoarthritis of the Metacarpophalangeal Joint. Lance

Rettig, M.D., Michael S. Murphy, M.D. and Linda Luca, OTR/L,

CHT., Eighth E.F. Shaw Wilgis, M.D., Lectureship in Hand

Surgery, Baltimore, MD, June 5-7, 2003

2003 Primary Osteoarthritis of the Elbow: Evaluation of Morphologic

Predisposition, Reults of Operative Debridement at Intermediate

Follow-up and Basis for a New Classification System. Lance A.

Rettig, M.D., Baltimore, MD, Hill Hastings II, M.D., Indianapolis, IN,

Judy R. Fineberg, PhD, Indianapolis, IN. 58th Annual Meeting of

American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Chicago, IL. September 18-

20,2003

2004 "Hand and Wrist Injuries". University of Indianapolis, February 17,

2004.

"Hand and Wrist Injuries". Indiana State University, March 29, 2004.

"Scaphoid Fractures". Methodist Sports Medicine Center, March 15, 2004.

"On the Field Evaluation of Hand and Wrist Injuries". Methodist Sports Medicine Center Annual Football Symposium, July 27, 2004.

Implant Arthroplasty in Patients with Primary osteoarthritis of

the Metacarpophalangeal Joint. Lance Rettig, M.D., Michael S.

:Murphy, M.D. and Linda Luca, OTR/L, CHT., 59th Annual Meeting of

American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Adrian Flatt Fellows

Conference, New York City, NY, September 9, 2004.

2005 "Elbow Injuries in the Athlete". Orthopaedic Grand Rounds.

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN. January 19,

2005.

2006 "Perilunate and Non-scaphoid Carpal Injuries." Orthopaedic Grand

Rounds. Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN.

March 29, 2006.

"Management of Scaphoid Fractures and TFCC Injuries in the

Athlete." Indiana Sate University, Terre Haute, IN. April 6, 2006.

"Lacerations, Amputations, and Wound Care in the Workplace."

Assessment of Injuries & Illness for Occupational Health Nurses.

Indianapolis, IN. April 12, 2006.

"Occupational Hand Injuries." Assessment of Injuries & Illness for

Occupational Health Nurses. Indianapolis, IN. April 12, 2006.

"Management of Scaphoid Fractures." Indiana Orthopaedic Society.

South Bend, IN. April 21, 2006.

"Diagnosis and Management of Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Fractures: When to Manage in Your Clinic and When to Refer."

Central Indiana Society of Occupational Medicine. June 7, 2006.

"Elbow Instability in the Athlete," 11th Annual Meeting Notre Dame

Orthopaedic Society, October 6, 2006, South Bend, IN.

"Carpal Instability," Indiana University School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, September 13, 2006, Indianapolis, IN.

"Dupuytren's Disease," Indiana University School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, October 11, 2006, Indianapolis, IN.

"Technique, Clinical and Radiographic Results of a Modified Fancolli Arthroplasty for Thumb Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis," 61st Annual Meeting American Society for Surgery of the Hand, September 8, Washington, D.C.

Publications: Intramedullary Fixation of Metacarpal Fractures. Lance Rettig, M.D.

and Thomas J. Graham, M.D. In Master Techniques in Orthopaedic

Surgery The Hand 2nd ed. J.W. Strickland (ed.). Baltimore, Lippincott

Williams & Wilkins. (In press)

Rettig LA, Luca L, Murphy MS. Silicone implant arthroplasty in patients with idiopathic osteoarthritis of the metacarpophalangeal joint. J Hand Surg (Am) 2005;30:667-672.

Rettig AC, Snead DS, Rettig LA. In: Johnson DL, Mair SD eds. Hand Injuries: Mosby; 2006:407-426.

Meetings: Indiana Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN April 14-16, 2005

Activities:

1995-1996 Secretary, Indiana University School of Medicine Student Council.

1998-2001 Member, Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedics Education Committee.

1999-2002 Volunteer Medical Staff for Arlington High School Football Team.

2003-Present Team Physician Lebanon High School.

June 2004 Orthopaedic Surgeon Consultant, Indiana State University

June 2004 Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine

Non Medical Employment:

1989-1991 Tennis Instructor. Washington Township Tennis Program,

Indianapolis, IN.

Interest: Snow skiing, tennis, triathlons, golf

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