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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
32 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Kelbel is Excellent. Dr. Kelbel has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Kelbel, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Kelbel graduated from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. He has 1 awards.

Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
South Bend, IN
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Kelbel has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Saint Joseph'S Regional Medical Ctr 
  • Saint Joseph'S Regional Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. John M Kelbel MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 32 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. John M. Kelbel practice?
Dr. John Kelbel has 1 office location.
Dr. John Kelbel practices Orthopaedic Surgery near South Bend, IN.
See South Bend Surgeons.