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Richard D. Feldman MD, Family Medicine

Richard D. Feldman, MD

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Primary Specialty

Family Medicine

Provider Type

Affiliated Exclusively





Franciscan Health Family Medicine Center

Franciscan Health Family Medicine Center, Indianapolis, IN

5230-A Stop 11 Road, Suite 250
Indianapolis, IN 46237
Main Line: (317) 528-8921

Office Hours:
Monday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Franciscan Health Indianapolis

Franciscan Health Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

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

  • Medical School
    Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Residency
    St. Francis Hospital
    Beech Grove, IN
William Ward MD, Family Medicine

William Ward, MD

Primary Specialty: Family Medicine

Location: Franciscan Health Family Medicine Center (Primary)

Clinical Interests

Richard Feldman, M.D. has served as the Program Director for the past 36 years, the longest tenure ever for a family medicine residency director nationally.  He was the 2014 recipient of the Nikitas J. Zervanos Outstanding Program Director Award presented by the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors.

Dr. Feldman earned his BA at Indiana University in 1972 and his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1977.  He completed his family medicine residency in 1980 at Franciscan Health Indianapolis.   He serves as an Associate Professor, Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine and as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine.  He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha.

Another part of Dr. Feldmans career has been in public health. Appointed by Governor Frank OBannon, he served as Indianas Commissioner of Health from 1997 2001.  He continues his work in public health and healthcare policy as an editorial columnist for a number of Indiana newspapers including the Indianapolis Star.

He has a great passion for writing and is an amateur historian, authoring a number of historical articles both on medical and non-medical subjects.  He is also the author of two books, the latest an oral history entitled, Family Practice Stories: Memories, Reflections, and Stories of Hoosier Family Doctors of the Mid-twentieth Century.

Dr. Feldman has been involved in organized medicine and among other positions served as the President of the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians in 2003-2004.  He has special clinical interests in vaccines and dermatology.

Personal interests include golf, art collecting, and Native American studies and religion.  He was adopted into the Haida Nation (British Columbia and Alaska) in 1996.

His wife, Becky, is also a family physician (retired). Dr. Feldman is the father of three grown boys.

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