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Dr. Richard Chitwood, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Chitwood

Corvasc Mds PC

8433 Harcourt Rd Ste 100 Indianapolis, IN 46260

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Dr. Richard Chitwood, MD is a general surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.


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(317) 583-7600

Dr. Chitwood accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Chitwood's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chitwood treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chitwood performs Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic (Heart) Aneurysm Repair
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chitwood treats Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Chitwood treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Phlebitis
  • Superficial Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombophlebitis

Dr. Chitwood's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • 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
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Chitwood, MD is a general surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1996
Henry Ford Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1994
St Joseph Mercy Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
St Joseph Mercy Hospital
Internship Hospital
1988
Indiana University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1996
1994
1989
1988

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Dr. Chitwood's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chitwood

4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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1 Star
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Absolutely excellent, he performed major surgery in 2004, no problems since
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