Dr. John W Brown MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. John Brown is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Indianapolis, Indiana and is affiliated with Indiana University Health University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 44 years. Dr. Brown accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Indiana University Health University Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Pediatric Cardiac

Hospital Affiliation

Indiana University Health University Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Residency, General Surgery, 1970–1972

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Residency, General Surgery, 1974–1976

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1976–1978

Indiana University School of Medicine
Class of 1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Congenital Cardiac Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

IN State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Comparison of fenestrated and nonfenestrated patients undergoing extracardiac fontan.
Fiore, A. C.,Tan, C.,Armbrecht, E.,Huddleston, C. B.,Kim, E.,Goel, N.,McCartney, C.,Patel, P.,Brown, J. W.

Association of pulmonary conduit type and size with durability in infants and young children.
Poynter, J. A.,Eghtesady, P.,McCrindle, B. W.,Walters, H. L.,Kirshbom, P. M.,Blackstone, E. H.,Husain, S. A.,Overman, D. M.,Austin, E. H.,Karamlou, T.,Lodge, A. J.,St Louis, J. D.,Gruber, P. J.,Ziemer, G.,Davies, R. R.,Jacobs, J. P.,Brown, J. W.,Williams, W. G.,Tchervenkov, C. I.,Jacobs, M. L.,Caldarone, C. A.

Outcomes of interrupted aortic arch repair using the carotid artery turndown procedure.
Todman, S. H., Eltayeb, O., Ruzmetov, M., Rodefeld, M. D., Turrentine, M. W., Brown, J. W., Breinholt, J. P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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