Welcome to The Spine Institute!

Who We Are

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Indiana 

The Spine Institute is composed of a board-certified, spine fellowship-trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon with over 20 years of experience and a board-certified physician assistant.
James Hardacker, M.D.
For a summary of Dr. Hardacker’s professional affiliations and
 click here.

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Dr. Hardacker received his medical degree from State University at the Buffalo School of Medicine. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at State University of New York at the Buffalo School of Medicine Consortium, followed by a fellowship in adult and pediatric spine at the University of Kansas. He has served as Medical Staff President at St. Vincent as well as the Spine Director
For more complete details about Dr. Hardacker’s career,  click here.
for his curriculum vitae.
For more complete details about Amanda’s career, click here.
for her curriculum vitae.
Amanda Hobson, PAC
Amanda is a native Hoosier growing up in northern Indiana. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Indiana University and her Master of Physician Assistant from Butler University.