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

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

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Primary Specialty

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Secondary Specialties

Cardiac Surgery
Cardiology
Thoracic Surgery
Vascular Surgery
Cardiovascular Surgery

Provider Type

Affiliated Exclusively

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

Accepting new patients

Languages

English, French

Gender

Male

Cardiac Surgery Associates - Indianapolis

Cardiac Surgery Associates - Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

Contact:
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
    Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
    Maywood, IL
  • Residency
    Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - General Surgery
    Maywood, IL
  • Fellowship
    Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
    Maywood, IL
Andrew R. Barksdale MD, FACS, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Andrew R. Barksdale, MD, FACS

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
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery

Awards and Honors

Marc Gerdisch, MD, FACS, FACC, is the chief of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, co-director of the Heart Valve Center at Franciscan SHealth. Dr. Gerdisch is a senior partner with Cardiac Surgery Associates specializing in complex heart valve surgery and is a clinical assistant professor of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago. 

During the last 21 years, Dr. Gerdisch has performed more than 5,000 innovative surgical procedures, of which 3,750 involved heart valve operations. He is an innovator in heart surgery and presents internationally on novel heart valve repair techniques and participates in ongoing landmark research in next-generation heart valves and heart tissue regeneration.

Dr. Gerdisch's special surgical interests include:

Aortic Root and Aorta Surgery
Aortic Valve Repair and Replacement Surgery
Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
Bicuspid Aortic Valve Surgery
Bloodless Surgery
Cardiac Myectomy
Complex Multi-Valve and Redo Operations
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Coronary Artery Reoperation
 Endovascular Surgery
High Risk Reoperation Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mitral Valve Repair and Reconstructions
Removal of Cardiac Tumors
Repair of Congenital Heart Defects
Repair of Septal Defects
Septal Myomectomy Surgery
Surgery for Infective Endocarditis
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery
Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Repair and Replacement Surgery
Vascular/Valve Surgery

Awards & Honors 

2016: Dr. Marc Gerdisch was the first in world to implant a tissue engineered regenerative CorMatrix ECM Tricuspid Valve in a phase I clinical device trial.

2015: First in Indiana to implant the Evolut R valve, which is the first-and-only recapturable and repositionable device available in the U.S. Dr. Marc Gerdisch authored a scientific study leading to FDA approval of the On-X valve allowing patients to substantially lower their blood-thinning medication dose and thereby, reduce the risk of bleeding. He traveled to Cuba to participate in the first joint academic exchange between the US and Cuba, revolving around cardiovascular and thoracic surgery.  

2014: First in the United States to enroll patient in a landmark study, performing minimally invasive closure of the left atrial appendage to prevent strokes. He also was first in Indiana to use the Edwards SAPIENT XT Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valve. 

2013: First in the United States to implant the On-X Aortic Prosthetic Valve with Anatomic Sewing Ring. The innovative valve is the only mechanical valve that matches the contour of the heart.

2012: Among the first in the nation to treat patients with the FDA-approved Edwards SAPIEN Transcatheter Heart Valve.

2011: First in the United States to use a breakthrough device to replace the aorta in a critically ill patient. He also performed the first surgery in the country using a new device, which restores the shape of a tricuspid heart valve.

2010: First in the United States to use a new device to reduce the risk of stroke for patients undergoing heart surgery.

2008: First in the world to repair heart valves using cutting-edge technology to allow the heart to naturally regrow tissue. He has ongoing research directed at allowing regeneration of an entire heart valve.

2007: First in the world to pioneer a new surgery using groundbreaking technology to repair damaged heart structures while allowing the heart to naturally regrow tissue.

2006: Established Indianas first Heart Valve Center.

The City of Indianapolis and Marion County City Council proudly recognized Dr. Gerdisch with a special resolution for his dedicated service to the healthcare community in 2013. Dr. Gerdisch has been named to Americas Top Doctor by Castle Connelly (2009-2015) and Indianapolis Monthly's Top Doctor's magazine (2009-2018) for thoracic and cardiac surgery. To view the Indianapolis Monthly Top Doc winners, click here. 

Dr. Gerdisch was honored for his work and named a Health Care Hero by the Indianapolis Business Journal in 2010. He received the Excellence in Health Science Research Award at the annual Tony and Mary Hulman Health Achievement Awards Ceremony in 2010.

 

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