Arm, Elbow, Foot and Ankle, Hand and Wrist, Hip, Knee, Low Back, Neck, Shoulder, Spine


Arthritis, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Replacement, Osteoporosis, Pain, Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Trauma/Fractures, Worker's Compensation

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Approach to treating patients

The physicians at Orthopaedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana offer a unique approach utilizing experience, judgment and expertise to provide high-quality, orthopedic care. They are dedicated to diagnosing and treating virtually any problem of the bones, joints, cartilage and ligaments. Patients receive highly specialized treatment options with physician and patient working as a team toward the goal of full recovery.

Our surgeons are board certified and offer focused patient care based on sub-specialty fellowship training in both extremity and spine surgery.

Dr. Sunil Dedhia is a fellowship trained specialist in Sportsmedicine and practices general orthopedics and trauma.

Dr. Nitin Khanna and Dr. Dwight Tyndall are fellowship trained spine care specialists. The are trained in minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Dr. Joseph Hecht is a general orthopaedic surgeons with advanced technical training in Anterior hip replacement techniques and Visionaire custom cutting block knee replacement. He has performed Mini-Incision Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery for over 15 years. Patients who have this surgery have a smaller scar and recover more quickly than traditional joint replacement surgery.

Physical rehabilitation is an integral part of successful recovery. With this in mind, on-site therapists and physicians design individual exercise programs for each patient so that optimum recovery is achieved as soon as possible. Our Rehabilitation Center staff includes physical and occupational therapists and a Certified Hand Therapist.

We have a spacious facility that includes exam and casting rooms, two x-rays suites, and a large fully equipped Rehabilitation Center. Our office is conveniently located 45 minutes from Chicago and only 5 minutes south of I-80/94 just west of Calumet Ave. at 730 45th Ave. in Munster, Indiana. Call us at 219-924-3300.

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Members in the Group

Sunil Dedhia, MD
Fellow of the AAOS
Sports Medicine

Joseph D Hecht, MD
Fellow of the AAOS
General Orthopaedic Surgery
Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Hecht's CV

Nitin Khanna, MD
Fellow of the AAOS
Spine Care Specialist

Dwight Saint Aubyn Tyndall, MD
Fellow of the AAOS
Spine Care Specialist

Additional Staff

Jennifer Lindsey
Practice Manager
Manager for all Business and Clinical Operations

Contact Information

Orthopaedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana 730 45th Ave. Munster, IN 46321-2818 View map Phone 219-924-3300 Fax 219-922-5424

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