Jack Farr, MD
Knee Restoration Center of Indiana, Greenwood, IN
Dr. Farr received his undergraduate degree in biological engineering from Rose Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana in 1975 where he also was awarded an honorary doctorate of Biological Engineering. He earned his medical degree from Indiana University in 1979. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Indiana University Medical Center in 1986.
Over the past 20 years, Dr. Farr has continued to focus his practice in knee and cartilage restoration. His numerous appointments and affiliations include a voluntary clinical full professorship in orthopaedic surgery at Indiana University Medical Center, a board position with the Cartilage Research Foundation, the International Cartilage Repair Society general board (Meetings and Education Committee Chair) and Patellofemoral Foundation Vice President.
As a leader in U.S. cartilage restoration advances, Dr. Farr has written numerous articles and book chapters, and has completed and edited two cartilage books published in 2013 (see Publications). He serves as associate editor for the American Journal of Orthopedics and Cartilage. He lectures both nationally and internationally and participates in several ongoing articular and meniscal cartilage clinical trials (see Current Studies).
He was also a design surgeon for a meniscal allograft transplant system and two knee patellofemoral osteotomy systems. For patients with knee changes too far advanced for restoration, Dr. Farr worked as a design surgeon for a current partial knee replacement system (Sigma High Performance Partial Knee Replacement). Dr. Farr is actively affiliated with the OrthoIndy Hospital and Community Hospital South.
He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, the International Cartilage Repair Society, International Patellofemoral Study Group, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, and the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy.