Michael A. Arata, MD | Fort Wayne Orthopedics

Michael A. Arata, MD

Michael A. Arata, MD

Dr. Arata is now retired. If you were his patient in the past and need a new appointment, please call our office at 800-566-5659 to schedule a visit with one of his partner physicians. Your history of care will readily available to your new FWO provider.

With FWO since 1981, Dr. Arata is a large part of our success. A board certified surgeon, he is originally from Fort Wayne and comes from a medical family. His father was a surgeon, which led Dr. Arata to follow in his footsteps.

Aside from his position with FWO, Dr. Arata is an instructor in area residency programs and served as medical staff President for both St. Joseph Medical Center and Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

When it comes to his free time Dr. Arata loves to spend time with his five children, swimming, fishing and playing golf.


Undergraduate Indiana University (Bloomington, IN)
Medical School Indiana University School of Medicine (Indianapolis, IN)
Residency Mayo Medical School (Rochester, MN)
Fellowship Norton Leatherman Spine Center (Louisville, KY)

Medical Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fort Wayne Medical Society
  • Indiana State Medical Association
  • Indiana Orthopaedic Society
  • North American Spine Society