Dr. Christopher Evanson

General surgery
Carmel, IN
23 years experience male

Locations

Meridian Surgical Group

Carmel, IN

Address

Carmel, IN
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

United healthcare

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Arnett Health Plans

CIGNA Health Care

Hoosier Healthwise

UnitedHealthcare

No Value

St Vincent Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence

Carmel, IN

IU Health Bariatric Surgery Program

Indianapolis, IN

Office

Meridian Surgical Group

Carmel, IN

St Vincent Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence

Carmel, IN

Indiana University Health Bariatric Surgery Program

Indianapolis, IN

Office

Carmel, IN

Office

Carmel, IN

Office

Indianapolis, IN

About

Bio

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

General surgery, Board Certified

Bariatric Surgery, Board Certified

Bariatrics

Bariatrics, Board Certified

Gastroenterology

General Surgery

Minimally Invasive Abdominal Surgery

Surgery, Board Certified

Doctor Q&A

12 Answers
17 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Evanson
23 years experience General Surgery
Hydration: The most important thing in patients with the "flu", moreover gastric bypass patients is hydration. Also if your doctor thinks appropriate, anti-nause ... Read More
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1 thank
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Evanson
23 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Most preparation of cherry extract should be fine after gastric bypass and not increase the risk of marginal ulcers.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Evanson
23 years experience General Surgery
Pregnancy is ok. : Pregnancy is quite appropriate after roux-en-y gastric bypass. Most programs ask patients to wait 12-18 months post-op to be one pregnant. Regarding " ... Read More
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1 comment
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1 thank

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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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Thank you notes
I endorse this doctor. As a Family Physician in his area, I have referred many patients to Dr. Evanson over the years for bariatric surgery as well as general surgery. My patients and I are always h...Read More
I endorse this doctor. As a Family Physician in his area, I have referred many patients to Dr. Evanson over the years for bariatric surgery as well as general surgery. My patients and I are always h...Read More
Jan 8, 2013
Cristopher Evanson is a very well respected colleague of mine. He is a passionate and compassionate general and bariatric surgeon. He excels in the technical challenges of advanced laparoscopic bariat...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine, IN
Graduated 1997MD

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine, IN
Graduated 1997MD

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine
Graduated 1997MD

Medical/Graduate school

Purdue University
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

Indiana University, 2002

Residency

INDIANA UNIVERSITY HEALTH

Residency

Indiana University Hospital

Awards

Voted Indy’s “Top Docs” Bariatric Surgery 2012 J.K. Berman Program Award Winning Research 2001, 2002 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 1996 Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors 1993 Golden Key Honor Society (Academic) Phi Eta Sigma (Engineering Honor Society) Alpha Lambda Delta (Engineering Honor Society) H&H Steinmetz Scholarship (Academic) 1995-96 Dr. E.B. Rinker Medical Scholarship (Academic) 1994-95 The Geneva Wise Endowed Scholarship (Academic) 1994-95 Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Research Grant, 1994 International Biomedical Engineering Fellowship & Research Grant, 1991 The Thomas C. Murray Scholarship 1989-90
Bariatric Center of Excellence Surgeon, SRC
Alpha Omega Alpha Honors, Indiana University School of Medicine

Affiliations

American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), 2002 International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO), 2012 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS), 2002 Indianapolis Medical Society (IMS), 2002 American College of Surgery (ACS), 2002
IU Health North Hospital
St. Vincent Carmel Hospital
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