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Dr. Marc Gerdisch, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Gerdisch

Dr. Marc Gerdisch, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery, cardiology, and more.


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(317) 851-2331

Dr. Gerdisch accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Bluegrass Family Health
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Platinum PPO
Coventry Health Care of Missouri
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Pyramid Life
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
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Tricare
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Dr. Gerdisch's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerdisch performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Gerdisch performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerdisch performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Gerdisch performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerdisch performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Gerdisch performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement

Dr. Gerdisch's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aorta-Pulmonary Artery Fistula
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
  • Aortic Arch Anomaly
  • Aortic Arch Anomaly - Peculiar Facies - Mental Retardation
  • Aortic Arch Interruption
  • Aortic Arch Thoracic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dilatation - Joint Hypermobility - Arterial Tortuosity
  • Aortic Dilation
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Supravalvular Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Ascending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Conduits for Surgical Revascularization
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Complex Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Mitral Malformation
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Congenital Septal Defect
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Cryoablation
  • Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Familial Atrial Fibrillation
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Injuries
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Maze Procedure
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Minimally Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mini-Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse Repair
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Familial, Autosomal Dominant
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Familial, X-Linked
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Myxomatous 1
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Myxomatous 2
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Myxomatous 3
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Myocardial Revascularization
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Pediatric Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Percutaneous Valve Surgery
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Transmycardial Laser Revascularization
  • Tricuspid Valve Atresia
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Incompetence
  • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Visceral Aneurysm

About Me

Returning someone to their life is an incredible experience that I share with my entire team and the patient. When patients choose me to perform their surgery, I consider it a privilege. We work together to find the best plan for their care. I have t...

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1994
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Med
Fellowship Hospital
1993
L Hospital Broussai-Paris France
1992
Loyola University Med Center Loyola University Health System Maywood
Residency Hospital
1988
Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1987
Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
Medical School
1981
Loyola University Chicago-Chicago, Il
Undergraduate School
1994
1993
1992
1988
1987
1981

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Dr. Gerdisch was declared the winner of the 2010 Indianapolis Business Journal Health Care Heroes award in the Advancements in Health Care category., March 2010
  • Dr. Gerdisch was named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for Indianapolis, Nov. 2009,
  • Top Doctor in Indianapolis Monthly 2011, November 2
  • Dr. Gerdisch was the first surgeon in the world to use revolutionary tissue technology to rebuild patients’ hearts., July 2009
  • America's Top Doctor Published by US News & World Report, August 201
  • America's Top Doctor Published by Castle Connolly, August 201

Dr. Gerdisch's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gerdisch

4.9

Based on 28 reviews

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Dr. Gerdisch replaced my aortic valve in late November 2016. This was my second time for this surgery since the pig valve that was inserted in 2001 had worn out. I would highly recommend Dr. Gerdisch.
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Done aortic valve replacement and double bypass November 2011. Almost 7 years later and I still feel great. Wonderful doctor.
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I just wanted to let everyone know what a wonderful person Dr. Gerdisch is and how well he treated my husband and myself. His skill levels are amazing; he is gifted from God. I would highly recommend him to care for you or a loved one especially if you have a complex or high risk case. He was a...Read More
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Dr Gerdisch performed open heart surgery to remove a subaortic membrane. He and his staff where amazing to deal with. If?I had to do over I would choose him again without a doubt. Thanks Dr Gerdisch for giving my health back to me !
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Dr. Gerdisch's reputation and expertise made me completely confident and comfortable with my choice of him as my heart surgeon. Complete satisfaction before and after my surgery on Dec. 18, 2015. I can't imagine a better experience than I've had with him and his colleagues. I can highly...Read More
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