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 37 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
Ranked #30 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 2013

Publications & Presentations

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.

Surgical Valvuloplasty Versus Balloon Aortic Dilation for Congenital Aortic Stenosis: Are Evidence-Based Outcomes Relevant?
Brown, J. W., Rodefeld, M. D., Ruzmetov, M., Eltayeb, O., Yurdakok, O., Turrentine, M. W.

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Insurances Accepted

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