Dr. Richard L. Makowiec, MD

Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

(1 review)
Accepting new patients 16 years of experience


Dr. Richard L. Makowiec, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon (Hand Surgeon) in Indianapolis, IN. He specializes in Hand Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery, has 16 years of experience, and is board certified. He graduated from Indiana University Medical Center and he is affiliated with Franciscan Health Indianapolis.

Dr. Makowiec works at Franciscan Physician Network Orthopedic Specialists. He frequently treats conditions like Limb Pain, Osteoarthritis of Hands along with other conditions at...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Limb Pain
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
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Limb Pain
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Mar 7, 2019

Dr. Makowiec fixed my thumb and I will forever be grateful to him for fixing it. I had the best care from him and his team, my stepfather had also had surgery by Dr. Makowiec as well. The Chicagoland area misses him!!

Margeaux Ariano

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About Dr. Richard L. Makowiec, MD


  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Years of Experience

16 years of experience

Languages Spoken

  • English



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Education & Certifications

Medical Education

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago


  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital


  • Indiana University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • ABMS
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery


Franciscan Physician Network Orthopedic Specialists

5255 E Stop 11 Rd Ste 300,

Indianapolis, IN 46237


Admitting Hospitals

  • Franciscan Health Indianapolis

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