Who is Ascendant Orthopedic Alliance?

Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center (OSMC) and South Bend Orthopaedics (SBO) have teamed up to create Ascendant Orthopedic Alliance. This partnership provides the most comprehensive orthopedic and sports medicine care to patients in northern Indiana and southwest Michigan.

As a newly-formed independent practice, we are able to share resources, combine knowledge, and improve communications with our referring physicians and our patients. Ascendant provides comprehensive orthopedic care with advanced specialty care centers including, foot and ankle, hand, spine, sports medicine, joint replacement, pain management, physical medicine, and rehabilitation therapy.

40 Physicians  –  7 Locations  –  2 Traditions  –  1 Ascendant

Together, we provide 40 physicians and 7 locations in Elkhart, Goshen, LaPorte, Middlebury, Mishawaka, Nappanee and South Bend. Patients have continued access to their current physician, office location, insurance plan, and choice of hospitals.

Patients receive optimum care and doctors benefit from working together as a team. Be confident that you are getting the best care at Ascendant Orthopedic Alliance. Group consultations are part of our methodology, providing patients with comprehensive diagnoses and outstanding results.


Ascendant Orthopedic Alliance was formed by joining the two leading providers serving North Central Indiana and Southwestern Michigan. South Bend Orthopaedics (SBO) and Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center (OSMC) bring together the current seven office locations in South Bend, Elkhart, Mishawaka, Goshen, LaPorte, Middlebury and Nappanee to form Ascendant Orthopedic Alliance.