Dr. Marc W Gerdisch MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Marc Gerdisch is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Indianapolis, Indiana and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Loyola University Medical Center and Presence Covenant Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Gerdisch accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at Loyola University Medical Center and one of 6 at Presence Covenant Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including French.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac, Cardiovascular Surgery

Other Languages Spoken

  • French

Education & Medical Training

Loyola University
Residency, General Surgery, 1987–1992

Loyola University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1992–1994

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 21 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

IA State Medical License
Active through 2013

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Clinical experience with CorMatrix extracellular matrix in the surgical treatment of mitral valve disease.
Gerdisch, M. W.,Shea, R. J.,Barron, M. D.

Exclusion of the left atrial appendage with a novel device: Early results of a multicenter trial.
Ailawadi, G., Gerdisch, M.W., Harvey, R.L., Hooker, R.L., Damiano, R.J., Salamon, T., Mack, M.J.

Minimally invasive surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: six-month results.
Edgerton, J.R., McClelland, J.H., Duke, D., Gerdisch, M.W., Steinberg, B.M., Bronleewe, S.H., Prince, S.L., Herbert, M.A., Hoffman, S., Mack, M.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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