IU Health

Karl Y. Bilimoria, MD, MS

IU Health

Dermatology | Hematology - Oncology | Surgical Oncology

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Dr. Bilimoria is the Chair of the Department of Surgery and the Jay Grosfeld Professor of Surgery (tenured). He is also the Vice President for Surgical Quality for the Indiana University Health system. His clinical practice is focused on melanoma and skin cancers, sarcoma and soft tissue tumors, and gastrointestinal stromal tumors. He has published more than 400 scientific articles, including numerous publications in JAMA and the New England Journal of Medicine (h-index=71). Dr. Bilimoria’s research is funded by the NIH, AHRQ, and numerous others totaling >$35M. He is a past president and executive board member of numerous national surgical and oncologic societies. Dr. Bilimoria returned to Indiana University Health in 2022 after spending nearly 20 years at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago. He received numerous accolades for his clinical care and considerable praise from his patients for his bedside manner and expertise. He was also awarded Mentor of the Year by Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine in 2020 and has been listed by Becker’s as one of the “Top 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety” in the U.S. In his free time, Dr. Bilimoria enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife and three children. He frequently coaches his kids’ sports teams, and he can be found on a bike trail if any free time arises.

His clinic interests include melanoma, skin cancers, sarcoma, soft tissue tumors, and gastrointestinal stromal tumors.


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
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
  • Parkview Health Plan Signature Care PPO
  • Point Comfort - Refugee Medical Assistance Program
  • Point Comfort - Unaccompanied Children Program
Select Health Network
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.

Specialties & Details


Dermatology, Hematology - Oncology, Surgical Oncology

Conditions & Treatments:

Melanoma, Skin Cancers, Sarcoma, Soft Tissue Tumors, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST), Merkel Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma


Masters degree:

Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

School of Medicine:

Indiana University School of Medicine, Bloomington, IN


Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL


M.D. Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Methodist/IU Health University, IU Health North

Physician Group:

IU Health Physicians


Research Publications
* Information provided by PubMed
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