Dr. Shekar Narayanan, MD

Dr. Shekar Narayanan, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Shekar Narayanan, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University in 1996 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

7430 N Shadeland Ave Ste 200

Indianapolis, IN 46250

Contact Information

(317) 841-8090

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Excision of Rectal Tumor
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abscess
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Narayanan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
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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.

Education

  • Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Fairview Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Orlando Reg Healthcare Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Narayanan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Narayanan's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Narayanan to family and friends
16 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Narayanan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I wish there was an option to give no stars. I would never recommend him for someone to have surgery with. I see a new surgeon now who has read all the surgical dictation, reports, diagnostics, treatments, procedures, and labs with pathology reports. The new surgeon states nothing made sense and...more
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He is a great doctor and surgeon.He explained everything so I knew what to expect .Then had patience for any and all questions. The stall also was very efficient to set up other appointments and my follow up. Thank you is not enough but I am so thankful! This was my 3rd round with rectal cancer ....more
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Excellent diagnostician and arty surgeon.
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He Is a Excellent Doctor
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Dr. Narayanan is very efficient but any questions that I had were answered and I did not feel rushed. I had insurance billing questions and the staff was able to resolve the issues.
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