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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 53

8433 Harcourt Rd Ste 100
Indianapolis, IN 46260
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Dr. Chitwood's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Chitwood Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
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St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital
2001 W 86th St
Indianapolis, IN 46260
St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana
10580 N Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46290

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8433 Harcourt Rd Ste 100
Indianapolis, IN 46260
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    Dr. Chitwood's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    Background Check for Dr. Chitwood

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    St Joseph Mercy Hospital
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    St Joseph Mercy Hospital
    Complete in 1994

    Fellowship Hospital

    Henry Ford Hospital
    Complete in 1996
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chitwood & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Chitwood's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Saint Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital

    • St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital

    • St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana

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    Dr. Chitwood's Office & Staff

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

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    Corvasc Mds PC
    8433 Harcourt Rd Ste 100
    Indianapolis, IN 46260
    (317) 583-7600 (Office)
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