Dr. Herbert Merrill Biel MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Herbert Biel is an orthopedic surgeon in Indianapolis, Indiana and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Community Hospital and Community Hospital East. He received his medical degree from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Biel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 42 doctors at Community Hospital and one of 32 at Community Hospital East who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1987–1992

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

IN State Medical License
Active through 2015

OH State Medical License
Active through 2015

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Comparative study of the incidence and severity of degenerative change in the transition zones after instrumented versus noninstrumented fusions of the lumbar spine.
Wiltse, L. L., Radecki, S. E., Biel, H. M., DiMartino, P. P., Oas, R. A., Farjalla, G., Ravessoud, F. A., Wohletz, C.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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