Dr. Carl Hanke III, MD

Dr. Carl Hanke III, MD

Dermatopathology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
Dr. Carl Hanke III, MD is a dermatopathology specialist in Carmel, IN and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1971 and specializes in dermatopathology, cosmetic dermatologic surgery, and more.Read his story

13400 N Meridian St Ste 290

Carmel, IN 46032

Contact Information

(317) 660-4900

Insurance Accepted

  • American Republic
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • Pekin Insurance
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Hanke III's Experience

Dr. Hanke III's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Dermatopathology
  • Board certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Hanke III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hanke III "Dr. Hanke has a reputation for excellence in dermatologic surgery, laser, and cosmetic surgery that extends around-the-world. He is consistently listed in Best Doctors in America and America's Top Docs. Dr. Hanke is acknowledged as a Top Doc in U.S. News and World Report and Indianapolis Monthly. He has lectured to physicians at medical meetings in 25 countries and has performed live surgery in 7 countries. A graduate of the University of Iowa Carver College Of Medicine, Dr. Hanke completed a residency in the Department of Dermatology at the Cleveland Clinic, and then completed fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic (Mohs Micrographic Surgery) and Indiana University School of Medicine (dermatopathology). He also earned a Master's Degree in Epidemiology from the University of Hawaii School of Public Health. Before founding the Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Indiana, in Carmel, Indiana, in 1997, Dr. Hanke served as Professor of Dermatology, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and Professor of Pathology at IUSM. He was the first physician in the United States to be awarded the triple Professorship. The Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Indiana is a specialty outpatient facility dedicated to Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer, laser surgery, and aesthetic surgery. The facility is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), which assures that our healthcare organization adopts best practices and complies with nationally-recognized standards for patient safety. Our facility was the first office-based surgical facility to be accredited in the state of Indiana."
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5  Specialties

  • Dermatopathology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Dermatopathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

38  Conditions Treated

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57  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Acne Treatment
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Belotero® Injection
  • Birthmark Removal
  • Blu-U® Acne Light Treatment
  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemical Peel
  • CO2 Laser Treatment for Skin Lesions
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Xeomin® Injection
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermabrasion and Dermaplaning
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermaplaning
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Diode Laser Soft Tissue Treatment
  • Dysport Injection
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Peel
  • Hair Removal
  • Hair Transplants
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Laser Age Spot Removal
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Liposuction
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Spider Vein Sclerotherapy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University Of Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Sw Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Cleveland Clin Fdn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Ind University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Cleveland Clin Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hanke III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hanke III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hanke III to family and friends
26 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hanke III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Hanke III Says:

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We value each and every patient, and strive to provide the best possible patient experience. We so appreciate hearing about your individual experience so that we can further improve our practice. Please reach out to us by phone at 317.660.4900 if you have any questions or concerns. 


Patient Comments (9)

Outstanding a professional care be he and his staff. Excellent bedside manner keeping me will informed throughout my visit and procedure. Richy
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Very professional. All my physicians are smart. Dr. C. William Hanke is very, very smart. He is a top tier MD...very trustworthy and very talented...Dr. Hanke is a highly educated physician...I easily rank him as highly sought out and vital for your dermatological consults and surgeries...
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Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind review. We're so glad you're pleased with the care you received. Have a wonderful day!

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I was taken aback by the way Dr. Hanke spoke to others in his office. He was abrupt and generally unprofessional. Additionally, the office staff seemed more concerned with talking to one another than getting my information. The wait time (repeatedly) to be seen was over an hour. While my surgery...more
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Meredith, Dr. Hanke's Physician Assistant, took one look at a "bump" on my chin and performed a biopsy. The biopsy came back basal cell carcinoma. Many thanks to Meredith for recognizing this and turning me over to Dr. Hanke for the skin cancer procedure. Excellent care. I am extremely grateful...more
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referred to Dr Hanke for MOHS surgery following cancer diagnosis. Excellent experience the whole way around. Quality staff, not just front office but associate doctors/nurses. Front desk staff is not overly engaging but completely effective with scheduling, check-in etc....and not my main...more
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