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Dr. A.J. Mencias

Dr. A.J. Mencias

Dr. Mencias was born in Louisville, Kentucky and then eventually moved to the Indianapolis area while he was still young.

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Hand & Wrist
  • Elbow

Dr. Mencias was born in Louisville, Kentucky and then eventually moved to the Indianapolis area while he was still young. His parents are first generation immigrants from the Philippines. His father is a retired anesthesiologist and his mother is a retired chemist. His brother is a nationally recognized Managing Director in Wealth Management at Merrill Lynch. Dr. Mencias graduated valedictorian of his high school class at Roncalli High School in 1990 and then graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame in 1994.   He graduated with honors from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1998. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Indiana University in 2003 and then completed the renowned Fellowship at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center. He joined South Bend Orthopaedics in 2004 and has enjoyed collaborating with and learning from all of his partners. He has served on the executive leadership committee of SBO for several years.    He has spoken at multiple national meetings and frequently serves as an instructor at national courses educating other surgeons on advanced techniques of hand, wrist, and elbow surgery. He is a recognized expert in complex reconstruction of the hand, wrist, and elbow. He has been a consultant for multiple large orthopaedic companies serving in educational and implant development roles. He is the chief consultant for hand, wrist, and elbow injuries for the University of Notre Dame Athletic Department.   He has a beautiful wife Karen Mencias, and four wonderful children: Mackenzie (18), Mia (16), Mikayla (11), and Jack his first son who is a newborn. Dr. Mencias is very active in charity and community service in the Michiana Area. He is proud of the SBO legacy and looks forward to providing you with expert care of the upper extremity.

Consulting Physician

  • University of Notre Dame

Hand & Wrist

Elbow

Board Certification

  • Diplomate of American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand (CAQSH)

Fellowship

  • Upper Extremity Surgery and Microsurgery, The Indiana Hand Center

Residency

  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Medical School

  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Undergraduate

  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

Medical Society Memberships

  • Fellow of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Indiana State Medical Association
  • Indiana Orthopaedic Society
  • Indianapolis Hand Society
  • Notre Dame Orthopaedic Society

Practice Locations

  • 53880 Carmichael Drive
    South Bend, IN 46635
  • 60160 Bodnar Blvd
    Mishawaka, IN 46544
  • 5218 Beck Drive Suite 10
    Elkhart, IN 46516

Hospital & Surgery Center Locations

  • Memorial Hospital of South Bend
  • Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center – Mishawaka Campus
  • Allied Physicians Surgery Center, South Bend
  • Unity Medical & Surgical Hospital - Mishawaka
Health Grades
  • Dr Mencias has been absolutely fantastic treating my hands and arms post car accident. He has done everything he could to help them non-surgically first, he is caring, compassionate, listens so well to my concerns. When he finally determined I needed surgery on both my arms, the procedures both went perfectly. I cannot recommend him, Joann, and his nursing staff (plus OT at SB Ortho), enough!!! Highly recommend, you will be in excellent hands!!
  • Dr Mencias did a wonderful job on repairing my fractured wrist after an automobile accident. I would highly recommend him.
Vitals
  • Self-verified patient of Dr. Adelbert J Mencias - Posted on December 6th, 2019

    I’ve been to a lot of orthopedic Dr but Dr Mencias is truly the best. Ever surgery I had maid my hands & elbow better than before injury. Highly recommend him & NP Jill!!!
  • Self-verified patient of Dr. Adelbert J Mencias - Posted on February 6th, 2019

    Dr Mencias has been absolutely amazing treating my hands and arms post car accident. He has done everything he could to help them non-surgically first, he is caring, compassionate, listens so well to my concerns. When he finally determined I needed surgery on both my arms, the procedures both went perfectly. I cannot recommend him, Joann, and his nursing staff (plus OT at SB Ortho), enough!!! Highly recommend, you will be in excellent hands!!
  • Self-verified patient of Dr. Adelbert J Mencias - Posted on June 21st, 2013

    The doc has been great for me!
Google
  • Dr Mencias has been absolutely fantastic treating my hands and arms post car accident. He has done everything he could to help them non-surgically first, he is caring, compassionate, listens so well to my concerns. When he finally determined I needed surgery on both my arms, the procedures both went perfectly. I cannot recommend him, Joann, and his nursing staff (plus OT at SB Ortho), enough!!! Highly recommend, you will be in excellent hands!!
  • Good dr. Seen him recently for the first time and actually took time time explain stuff to me.
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Saint Joseph Health System
  • Beacon Health System
  •  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Board of Medical Specialties
  • American Board of Medical Specialties
  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Zimmer Biomet
  • Stryker Corporation
  • Arthrex
  • Breg
  • Smith+Nephew
  • DePuy Synthes