Dr. Richard W Chitwood MD

Dr. Richard Chitwood is a vascular surgery doctor in Indianapolis, Indiana. He 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 Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. He is one of 9 doctors at Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital and one of 11 at St. Vincent Carmel Hospital who specialize in Vascular Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Vascular Surgery

Education & Medical Training

St Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1988 - 1994

Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1994 - 1996

Indiana University School of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Arterial infections in the new millenium: an old problem revisited.
McCready, R.A., Bryant, M.A., Divelbiss, J.L., Chess, B.A., Chitwood, R.W., Paget, D.S.

Pseudoaneurysm formation in a subset of patients with small intestinal submucosa biologic patches after carotid endarterectomy.
McCready, R. A.,Hodde, J.,Irwin, R. J.,Coffey, A. C.,Divelbiss, J. L.,Bryant, M. A.,Chitwood, R. W.,Paget, D. S.,Chess, B. A.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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