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Luke P. Fife, MD

IU Health

Breast Surgery | General Surgery

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Dr. Fife is a board certified general surgeon with a broad base of expertise ranging from simple skin procedures to complex abdominal operations. He provides emergency general surgery and trauma care. He also provides minimally invasive and robotic approaches to common abdominal operations. His most common operations are:

  • Hernia repair
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Appendix removal.

He does surgical treatment for cancer patients including skin, breast, and colon cancers as well as ports for chemotherapy access. He sees patients at IU Health Bloomington and IU Health Morgan in Martinsville, IN.

Fife received his medical degree from the University of Louisville and his general surgery residency at the University of South Alabama. He was board certified with the American College of Surgeons in 2016.

He enjoys teaching medical students at IU Health. Additionally, he volunteers with PAACS, a non-profit medical organization that trains African physicians as surgeons to care for the poor and the sick

Specialties & Details


Breast Surgery, General Surgery

Conditions & Treatments:

Emergency General Surgery, Trauma Care, Mininmally Invasive & Robotic Approaches for Abdominal Procedures, Hernia Repair, Gallbladder Removal, Appendix Removal, Surgical Treatment for Cancer Including Skin, Breast, Colon, Ports for Chemotherapy Access



Transylvania University, Lexington, KY

School of Medicine:

University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY


University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Ball Memorial, IU Health Bedford, IU Health Bloomington, IU Health Methodist/IU Health University, IU Health Morgan, IU Health Paoli

Physician Group:

IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians


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