Dr. John J Schier MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. John Schier is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Indianapolis, Indiana and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital and St. Vincent Carmel Hospital. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Schier accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital and one of 9 at St. Vincent Carmel Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1977–1984

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1985–1986

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 29 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

IN State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Influence of endoscopic versus traditional saphenectomy on event-free survival: five-year follow-up of a prospective randomized trial.
Allen, K.B., Heimansohn, D.A., Robison, R.J., Schier, J.J., Griffith, G.L., Fitzgerald, E.B.

Insurances Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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