Dr. Andrew R. Barksdale MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Andrew Barksdale is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Indianapolis, Indiana and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Barksdale accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 13 doctors at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and one of 10 at Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Adventist Hinsdale Hospital

Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital

Edward Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Loyola University Medical Center
Ranked #29 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1997–2004

University of Minnesota
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2004–2007

Indiana University School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 9 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 6 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

IA State Medical License
Active through 2013

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

IN State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Supplemental enteral arginine is metabolized to ornithine in injured patients.

Regulation of arginase expression by T-helper II cytokines and isoproterenol.
Barksdale, A.R., Bernard, A.C., Maley, M.E., Gellin, G.L., Kearney, P.A., Boulanger, B.R., Tsuei, B.J., Ochoa, J.B.

The evolving management of gastric outlet obstruction from peptic ulcer disease.
Barksdale, A.R., Schwartz, R.W.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • QualCare PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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