Visitor Restrictions & COVID-19 Information

Visitor restrictions have been implemented at Franciscan locations across Indiana and Illinois. Many provider office locations have temporarily reduced hours of operation. 


Online Risk Assessment

Franciscan Health is offering a COVID-19 Risk Assessment and medical provider consultations to help direct you to the most appropriate care.



As the world responds to COVID-19, the Franciscan Health Foundation has created the Preparedness & Response Fund to support our response to this public health crisis.


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Colorectal Fellowship at Franciscan Health

Indiana’s first colon and rectal surgical training program

Our Fellowship Program


Dipen Maun, MD, Program Director

Dipen C. Maun, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is program director of the colon and rectal fellowship.

dipen maun md colorectal fellowship director indianapolisDr. Maun serves as Director of the Indiana University Colon Rectal Surgery Residency Program and Course Director of the Colorectal Surgery Elective-Indiana University General Surgery Residency. He is a Proctor for Intuitive Davinci Surgical Robotic System.Dr. Maun has been named to Indianapolis Monthly magazine's Top Doctor's list in colon and rectal surgery (2012-2016). He specializes in endoscopy and laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

Fred Lane, MD

Frederick R. Lane, MD, FACS, FASCRS, completed his fellowship at  Ferguson Clinic - Colon and Rectal Surgery.

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Barry Melbert, MD

R Barry Melbert, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is an associate instructor at Indiana University.
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Dr. Melbert is a consultant/lecturer with the American Cancer Society and lecturer for Ethicon Endo Surgery.

Awards & Honors

Dr. Melbert has been named one of Indianapolis Monthly Magazines top doctors in 2001 and 2014-2016. To view the Indianapolis Monthly Top Doc winners, click here.

He was named a top surgeon by the Consumers Research Council of America from 2004 to 2006. He also received an award for distinguished research from Indiana University.    

Tobi Reidy, DO

Tobi J. Reidy, DO, FACS, FASCRS, completed her colorectal fellowship at  Kendrick Regional Center for Colon and Rectal Care.

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Ben Tsai, MD

Ben M. Tsai, MD, FACS, FASCRS, completed his fellowship at University of Minnesota - Colon and Rectal Surgery.

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Dr. Tsai was named one of the city's Top Doctors in colon and rectal surgery by Indianapolis Monthly magazine for 2016. 






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