Dr. Scott Mimms, MD

Dr. Scott Mimms, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Dr. Scott Mimms, MD is a general surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN. He graduated from Indiana University / School Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.Read his story

6470 N Shadeland Ave Ste D

Indianapolis, IN 46220

Contact Information

(317) 598-0094

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Mimms performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 79% of peers
more than 52% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
more than 50% of peers

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Dr. Mimms' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mimms "Dr. Mimms was born in Indianapolis where he was raised in a large conservative Christian family. After graduating from North Central High School, he received a bachelor's degree in Biology from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN; and he earned a medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine. He remained in Indianapolis thereafter completing general surgery residency at IUSM. Dr. Mimms has participated in a minimally invasive and bariatric fellowship at IU Health North Hospital. He is a board certified general surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive general surgery, endoscopy, and bariatric surgery with an emphasis on single incision da Vinci cholecystectomies, endoscopic fundoplication, and da Vinci foregut surgery. He loves to teach as he dedicates himself to lifelong learning, and teaching patients how to be healthy and how to live better. He has presented his data and personal experience with Da Vinci Surgery in the region, and he was listed as an upcoming surgeon in the Indianapolis Star. With his advanced surgical skills and exceptional patient care, he has founded Advanced Surgery of Indiana so that he may fulfill his mission. He enjoys music, dancing, exercising, watching sports, singing and playing the piano. Most of all, he enjoys spending time with his wife, three children and extended family."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mimms "Advanced Surgery of Indiana provides a holistic approach to health care on a mission to advance the health of our patients and the community with innovative surgical techniques, patient education, and compassionate service. We value spirituality, family, safety, integrity, and exceptional patient care. "

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

20  Conditions Treated

43  Procedures

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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.


  • Wabash
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Iu Health University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Iu Health University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mimms has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mimms' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mimms to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mimms' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Usually I don't go online and leave reviews like this, but Dr. Mimms went above and beyond for me. I saw him for gallbladder removal surgery, and he and his staff were amazing right from the start. The procedure itself went incredibly smoothly and recovery time was very short. On my follow up...more
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Very caring and loving doctor that knows his work....... I'm happy that he is superb in what he does...Bravo!!! to you Dr. Mims you are awesome!!
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Dr. Mimms is awesome. Explains procedure very thoroughly. Friendly and never rushed during appointment or during hospital stay. Best surgeon ever. Highly recommend. 10 stars if possible.
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