Francesca D. Tekula, M.D.
Back, Neck, and Spine

Back, neck, and spine neurosurgeon Francesca D. Tekula, M.D., has been practicing at Central Indiana Orthopedic since 2003. She specializes in kyphoplasty and cervical and lumbar decompressions and fusion.

Dr. Tekula earned her bachelor’s degree in biology and neurobiology from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She then went on to complete medical school at Loyola University Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. After medical school, Dr. Tekula underwent residency training in neurological surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

During her free time, Dr. Tekula enjoys skiing, wakeboarding, motorcycle riding, and animals.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Neurobiology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

Medical School

  • Doctor of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois


  • Neurological Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana


  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital
  • Community Hospital Anderson
  • St. Vincent Fishers Hospital


Office: 765-683-4400


Office: 317-773-4301
"Had back surgery in February. When I went in the pain was so severe I could hardly walk. After surgery, the pain was gone and I walked out the next day without pain." – Robert M.  
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