Dr. Bruce Robb, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 50

Dr. Robb
Telehealth services available

Indiana University Medical Center

545 Barnhill Dr Indianapolis, IN 46202

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(317) 278-6277

Dr. Bruce Robb, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Washington Univ Sch of Med medical school in 1998. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Indiana University Health North Hospital and IU Health Methodist Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Robb to book an appointment.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Experience
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Dr. Robb's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Robb treats Colorectal Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Robb treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
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Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Robb treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Robb treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Robb performs Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Robb performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Robb's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal Repair
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendicitis
  • Colectomy
  • Colitis
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Dr. Robb accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-IN PPO
Blue Access-IN
Blue Preferred --IN HMO
Blue Preferred --IN POS
Blue Preferred Plus-IN POS
Blue Preferred-IN HMO
Blue Traditional-IN
Bronze Blue Access Plus w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Franciscan Alliance Tiered-IN
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
HealthSync (Select Network)-IN
HealthSync Options-IN POS
Healthy Indiana Plan PPO
Lumenos Plans-IN
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-IN
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Access Choice PPO
Blue Preferred HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

Dr. Robb's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Robb

4.7

Based on 24 ratings

5 Stars
87.5%
(21)
4 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
4.166666666666667%
(1)
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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (21)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (21)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (20)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (3)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (3)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (3)
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I was diagnosed with rectal cancer a month ago, and didn’t get answers until I saw Dr. Robb and now have a surgery scheduled. A really humble, down to earth person. Great bedside manner and absolutely knows what he is talking about. Deserves 10 stars!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Greg Vinson – Nov 06, 2020
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HE DID SURGERY ON MY BROTHER AND BLOOMINGTON TOLD US IF WE LET THEM OPERATE HE WOULD DIE ON THE TABLE.. GOD FIRST AND DR. ROBB AND DR. GARDNER SAVED MY BROTHER AND I HAVE HAD HIM WITH ME 8AND A HALF YEARS LONGER TO THESE MEN AND GOD.. I WOULD TELL EVERYONE TO GO TO THEM..
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What could be improved
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WONDERFUL DR. – Mar 14, 2020
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Nothing but great things to say about Dr.Robb and his staff. From his bedside manner to the OR, Dr. Robb is a genuinely caring provider. I initially consulted Dr.Robb after seeing another colorectal surgeon post 4th degree tear from childbirth. I had a lot of issues with my bottom, and Dr. Robb wasn’t quick to want to cut me open again for a ver invasive procedure, and even referred me to a urogynecologist for a second opinion to see if they concurred that the sacral nerve stimulator would be a good option. It was, and even just after the temporary placement two weeks ago to the permanent placement today, I feel like I’ve gotten the normalcy my life had been lacking the past two years. If your looking for an amazing doctor for your colorectal needs, look no further. He’s truly a wonderful doctor/surgeon.
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Audria – Feb 14, 2020
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I love Dr. Robb!! He is very easy to understand and speaks in people language. He found cancer in my colon when all the biopsies said there wasn't any. I would highly advise him as a great doctor!
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Sue Fesler in Brookston, IN – Jul 13, 2016
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A real people person
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Chicago, IL – May 15, 2016
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Very professional and extremely knowledgeable, best surgeon in Indiana!!!
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Biography

Dr. Bruce Robb, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2006
Barnes Jwwish Hospital Washington Univ
Fellowship Hospital
2005
University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
Residency Hospital
1998
Washington Univ Sch of Med
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Bruce Robb, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Robb has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Does Dr. Bruce Robb, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Bruce Robb, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Robb frequently treats Colorectal Cancer, Anal and Rectal Cancer, and Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Robb treats.

Where is Dr. Bruce Robb, MD's office located?

Dr. Robb's office is located at 545 Barnhill Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46202. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Indiana University Medical Center545 Barnhill Dr Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Robb is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Indiana University Health North Hospital

Carmel, IN

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

IU Health Methodist Hospital

Indianapolis, IN

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

IU Health University Hospital

Indianapolis, IN