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Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery Of Spine

Michael Anthony Arata , MD

Fort Wayne Orthopedics
7601 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46804

(800) 566-5659


Michael A. Arata, MD, a board certified orthopedic surgeon with Fort Wayne Orthopedics (FWO) since 1981, sees patients and performs surgery at Community Memorial Hospital (CMH). Specializing in hip and spine surgery, Dr. Arata is a visiting specialist with the Musculoskeletal Institute of Community Memorial Hospital. Dr. Arata treats pediatric cases including scoliosis and kyphosis. He also works with adult spine patients. Dr. Arata brings a new procedure to CMHthe Anterior Approach for total hip replacement. He is one of only a handful of surgeons in the region who perform the Anterior Approach. Dr. Arata is also an instructor in area residency programs and served as medical staff president for both St. Joseph Medical Center and Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He is originally from Fort Wayne and comes from a medical family. His father was a general surgeon who often performed surgery right here at CMH. In fact, as a child, Dr. Arata remembers waiting in our lounge for his father to finish surgery. When it comes to his free time he loves to spend time with his five children, swim, fish, and play golf.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 46 Years

Languages Spoken: English


Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery Of Spine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Lutheran Hospital Of Indiana
  • duPont Hospital

Education and Training

Medical School
Indiana University School Of Medicine Graduated in 1976

Main Location

Fax: (260) 043-6903
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Tue7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Wed7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Thu7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Fri7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Sat7:00 AM-7:00 PM

Other Locations

Fort Wayne Orthopaedics
7601 W Jefferson Blvd Ste 110
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
(260) 436-8686

Fax:(260) 043-6847
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Tue7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Wed7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Thu7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Fri7:00 AM-7:00 PM

Fort Wayne Orthopaedics
2512 E Dupont Rd Ste 110
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 436-8686

Fax:(260) 045-9003
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Insurance Plans Accepted

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor’s office as it may change frequently.
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem IN Pathway X Bronze Direct CACA HIX
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareSource Indiana
  • CareSource Just4Me IN
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Encore Health Network
  • First Health PPO
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • HealthSync HMO - IN
  • HealthSync Options POS
  • HealthSync PPO - IN
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MMOH SuperMed POS Select
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHP Select with Encircle
  • Sagamore Plus
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO