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Andrew R. Barksdale MD, FACS, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Andrew R. Barksdale, MD, FACS

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Primary Specialty

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Secondary Specialties

Cardiac Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Vascular Surgery
Cardiovascular Surgery

Provider Type

Affiliated Exclusively

Board Certification
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Accepting new patients





Cardiac Surgery Associates - Indianapolis

Cardiac Surgery Associates - Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

5255 E Stop 11 Road #200
Indianapolis, IN 46237
(317) 851-2331

Office Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Franciscan Health Indianapolis

Franciscan Health Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

8111 S. Emerson Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46237
(317) 528-5000

  • Medical School
    Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indianapoils, IN
  • Internship
    University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
  • Residency
    University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
  • Fellowship
    University of Minnesota
    Minneapolis, MN
Marc W. Gerdisch MD, FACS, FACC, FHRS, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Marc W. Gerdisch, MD, FACS, FACC, FHRS

Primary Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Location: Cardiac Surgery Associates - Indianapolis (Primary)

Manesh Parikshak MD, FACS, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Manesh Parikshak, MD, FACS

Primary Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Location: Cardiac Surgery Associates - Indianapolis (Primary)

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards and Honors

Dr. Barksdale is an experienced cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon at Franciscan Health and a partner of Cardiac Surgery Associates. During his career, he has performed more than 2,000 combined elective and emergency procedures.


Dr. Barksdale specializes in performing adult cardiac operations, minimally invasive lung surgery and a variety of peripheral vascular procedures. His special surgical interests include the following:



  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
  • Coronary Artery Reoperation
  • Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Repair of Atrial Septal Defects
  • Surgery for Infective Endocarditis
  • Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization Surgery





  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
  • da Vinci Robotic Surgery
  • ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation)
  • Endoscopy
  • High Risk Reoperation Surgery
  • Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Pericardial Window
  • Pericardiectomy
  • Pleurectomy
  • Pneumonectomy


Thymus Gland Surgery




  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Dialysis Access
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Management of Complex Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Disease
  • Emergent Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aneurysms
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Management of Peripheral Arterial and Vascular Disease
  • Claudication



Awards & Honors 

Dr. Barksdale has been named Americas Top Doctor by Castle Connelly and Indianapolis Monthly's Top Doctor's magazine in 2014 - 2018 for thoracic and cardiac surgery. To view the Indianapolis Monthly Top Doc winners, click here. 

He is also a former recipient of the National Institutes of Health/National Research Service Award and has been published in several peer-reviewed research publications.



The tau symbol represents physicians who are employees of the Franciscan Physician Network, a division of Franciscan Health Inc. All other physicians are independent members of the Medical Staff who choose to practice at a Franciscan Health hospital.

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