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Jonathan A. Fridell, MD

IU Health

Transplant Surgery

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Biography

Dr. Jonathan Fridell’s area of clinical practice is pancreas transplantation, either with a kidney transplant or alone, for patients with Type 1 diabetes with hypoglycemic unawareness.

He is the chief of abdominal transplantation and surgical director of the IU Health pancreas transplant program in Indianapolis, one of the highest volume programs in the country since 2007. He joined the Indiana University School of Medicine in 2002 where he is a professor of surgery. Dr. Fridell has been involved in the growth of the pancreas and liver transplant programs and helped initiate the intestine/multivisceral transplant program at IU Health.

Dr. Fridell is a native of Montreal, Canada, where he received his MD degree and surgical training at McGill University. He completed a transplant surgery fellowship at the Thomas E. Starzl Transplant Institute at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Fridell’s expertise and research interests include pancreas and liver transplantation. He is past chair of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Pancreas Transplant Committee and served on its board of directors as the representative for Region 10 (Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio). He also serves on the Indiana Donor Network board of directors and as an associate or deputy editor for several prominent Transplant journals. In 2020, Dr. Fridell was named the medical staff recipient of the IU Health President’s Values Leadership Award.

Insurance

Insurance plans accepted by this provider are below.

  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Anthem Hoosier Care Connect
  • Anthem Hoosier Healthwise
  • Anthem Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Medicare HMO
  • Anthem Medicare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway Essentials Network
  • Care Source Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Care Source Hoosier Healthwise
Cigna
Community Health Alliance
  • Community Health Network - Employee Plan
Community Health System
  • CorVel/Corecare - Workers Compensation
Coventry/First Health
Deaconess OneCare
  • Encore Workers Compensation
  • Health Alliance Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Indiana Health Network - Workers Compensation
  • Indiana University Health - Workers Compensation
  • IU Health Plans Medicare Advantage
Lutheran Preferred
  • Managed Health Services Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Care Connect
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Healthwise
  • Managed Health Services Medicare Advantage
  • MDWise Excel Healthy Indiana Plan
  • MDWise Excel Hoosier Healthwise
MultiPlan/PHCS
NaphCare
  • Parkview Health Plan Signature Care PPO
  • Point Comfort - Refugee Medical Assistance Program
  • Point Comfort - Unaccompanied Children Program
Sagamore
Select Health Network
SIHO
Suburban Health Organization
  • The Healthcare Group Encircle
  • The Healthcare Group Encore
  • TriCare Select
  • United DSNP
  • United HealthCare
  • United HealthCare Hoosier Care Connect
  • United HMO
  • United Medicare Advantage
  • United PPO
  • VA - CCN via United Healthcare

Note: Although this listing was accurate at the time of posting, insurances change regularly, and insurance plans listed may not be accepted at all office locations for this provider. Please confirm with your insurance company that this provider is covered by your plan before your appointment.

Locations
Specialties & Details

Specialties:

Transplant Surgery

Conditions & Treatments:

Liver, Pancreas & Kidney Transplantation, Kidney Transplant, Liver Transplant, Intestine Transplant, Multivisceral Transplant

Education

School of Medicine:

McGill University

Residency:

McGill University

Fellowship:

Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute at the University of Pittsburgh

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Methodist/IU Health University

Physician Group:

IU Health Physicians

Research

Research Publications
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