Dr. Thomas Birdas, MD

Dr. Thomas Birdas, MD

Cardiothoracic SurgeryMaleAge 49

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Dr. Thomas Birdas, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Birdas has more experience with Thoracic Surgical Procedures than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with IU Health Methodist Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Birdas to book an appointment.

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    Dr. Birdas did my surgery on July 2013. Very happy with him.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
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    Frequently Treated by Dr. Birdas

    Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Birdas treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Birdas treats other conditions, please contact the office at (317) 274-7728.

    Thoracic Surgical Procedures

    Thoracic surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on surgical treatment of conditions affecting the chest, including the heart, lungs, trachea, esophagus, diaphragm and chest wall.Compare with other Thoracic Surgical Procedures specialists.

    Dr. Birdas is experienced in the area of Thoracic Surgical Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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    Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
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    Dr. Birdas' conditions and procedures:

    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abdominoplasty
    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Aneurysm
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Boerhaave's Syndrome
    • Bone Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Constipation
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Duodenal Polypectomy
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Gallstones
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastrotomy
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia Repair
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Ileus
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Parathyroid Cancer
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Pyloromyotomy
    • Rib Fracture
    • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
    • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thymomas
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Ventral Hernia
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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    Dr. Birdas accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Balanced Blue Access-IN PPO
    Blue Access-IN
    Blue Preferred --IN HMO
    Blue Preferred --IN POS
    Blue Preferred Plus-IN POS
    Blue Preferred-IN HMO
    Blue Traditional-IN
    Bronze Blue Access Plus w/HSA-IN PPO
    Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
    Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO
    Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
    Franciscan Alliance Tiered-IN
    Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
    Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
    Gold Blue Access-IN PPO
    Gold Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
    HealthSync (Select Network)-IN
    HealthSync Options-IN POS
    Healthy Indiana Plan PPO
    Lumenos Plans-IN
    National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Platinum Blue Access-IN PPO
    Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
    Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
    Silver Blue Access-IN PPO
    Silver Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
    The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-IN
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

    About Me


    Dr. Thomas Birdas, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Birdas has more experience with Thoracic Surgical Procedures than...Read more


    • Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery


    Allegheny Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    Residency Hospital


    • English
    • Greek


    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Thomas Birdas, MD?

    Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (317) 961-2669.

    Is Dr. Thomas Birdas, MD accepting new patients?

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    Does Dr. Thomas Birdas, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Thomas Birdas, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Birdas frequently treats Thoracic Surgical Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Birdas specializes.

    Where is Dr. Thomas Birdas, MD's office located?

    Dr. Birdas' office is located at 545 Barnhill Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46202. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Thomas Birdas, MD speak?

    Dr. Birdas speaks Greek and English. View profile to see all.

    Does Dr. Thomas Birdas, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Birdas has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Birdas is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    IU Health Methodist Hospital

    Indianapolis, IN

    69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average