Dr. John Powelson

Transplant Surgery
Indianapolis, IN
35 years experience male

Locations

Office

Indianapolis, IN

Address

Indianapolis, IN
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Anthem Blue Preferred HMO

IU Health Transplant

Indianapolis, IN

About

Bio

American but grew up in France. Went to French high school, Harvard College Boston University medical school, University of Massachusetts surgical residency, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School transplant Fellowship. He first practiced at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, And then Indiana University medical Center where he currently is. His practice consists of Transplant surgery (kidney and pancreas), laparoscopic donor nephrectomies, laparoscopic and open hernia surgery, and dialysis access vascular surgery

Specialties
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Transplant Surgery

General Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

64 Answers
64 Agrees
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Powelson
35 years experience Transplant Surgery
Premature ejaculatio: You're describing premature ejaculation which is unlikely to be related to your kidney transplant. The mayo clinic has a good online description of p ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Powelson
35 years experience Transplant Surgery
Don't have steroids: Whey is protein extracted from milk. Creatine is not a protein but part of the energy pathways. Neither have steroids. In large quantities both could ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Powelson
35 years experience Transplant Surgery
Probiotics, vegan : Probiotics bacteria can be added to your diet in pill form, based on theories that they help some bowel conditions although no definite studies for u ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Powelson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Powelson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1986MD

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Medicine
Graduated 1986MD

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard College
Graduated 1980MD

Residency

UMass Memorial Medical Center

Awards

Excellence in Teaching, Indiana University Hospital Department of Surgery
Top Doctor, Indianapolis Monthly Magazine
Trustee Teaching Award, Indiana University Trustees and School of Medicine

Affiliations

Iu health methodist hospital
Wishard health services
Riley Hospital
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