Rick C. Sasso, M.D.

Rick Sasso, M.D., is a founding member, and the president of Indiana Spine Group. He is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, specializing in spine surgery. Additionally, he is the co-medical director of the St.Vincent Spine Center, and a clinical associate professor and chief of spine surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Sasso has dedicated his medical career to the comprehensive treatment and surgery of spinal disorders and abnormalities; and is actively involved in spine surgery research including the research and development of spinal implants and techniques of minimally invasive spine surgery, as well as the development of instrumentation technology used to treat spinal disorders.

Medical School

Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN


University of Texas Medical School
Houston, TX


Orthopaedic Surgery
The University of Texas Medical School
Houston, TX


Spine Surgery
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Spine Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Spine Surgery
St. Gallen

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • Indiana Orthopaedic Society
  • Indiana State Medical Association
  • Indianapolis Medical Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • Spine Arthroplasty Society