Robert M. Shugart, MD | Fort Wayne Orthopedics

Robert M. Shugart, MD

An esteemed member of our team since 1993, Dr. Shugart is a specialist in orthopedic spinal surgery. A fourth-generation physician, he was inspired to go into orthopedics by his father who was also a member of FWO.

A board certified surgeon, Dr. Shugart loves to see his patients do well following treatment. In addition to his position at FWO, he is a clinical faculty assistant professor at Indiana University in the department of orthopaedic surgery.


  • Workers’ Compensation Injury
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Laser Discectomy
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Back and Neck Surgery
  • Spine Stabilization
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stem Cell Injection
  • Orthopedic Spinal Surgery
  • Stem Cell Injections (Spine only)

Office Locations

  • Angola
  • Fort Wayne, W. Jefferson Blvd.
  • Topeka


Undergraduate Indiana University (Bloomington, IN)
Medical School Indiana University School of Medicine (Indianapolis, IN)
Residency Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education (Rochester, MN)
Fellowship San Francisco Spine Institute (Daly City, CA)

Medical Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fort Wayne Medical Society
  • Indiana State Medical Association
  • International Society for Minimal Intervention Spinal Surgery
  • North American Spine Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society
Spine Video Spine Video
LASE Endoscopic Disectomy LASE Endoscopic Disectomy
AESCULAP Implant Systems AESCULAP Implant Systems