Riley Children's Health
Michele S. Tsai Owens, PhD, HSPP - Psychology, Pediatric Cardiology

Michele S. Tsai Owens, PhD, HSPP

IU Health

Psychology | Pediatric Cardiology

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Dr. Michele Tsai Owens is a pediatric cardiac psychologist with expertise in caring for patients with cardiovascular conditions. She provides evidence-based behavioral health assessments and targeted psychotherapy services for patients who are cared for by the Riley Children’s outpatient and inpatient cardiology teams. She also conducts research related to mental health screening in young people with heart conditions and preparing teens and young adults for taking on more responsibilities for managing their chronic medical conditions. She is passionate about supporting the resilience of young people with heart conditions and their families.

Dr. Tsai Owens earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology, specializing in Clinical Health Psychology, at the University of Kansas. She completed a predoctoral pediatric psychology/neuropsychology internship at the University of Minnesota Medical School and a postdoctoral medical psychology fellowship at Mayo Clinic. Prior to joining the Riley Heart Center, Dr. Tsai Owens was a pediatric psychologist with Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Riley Children’s.

When she is not caring for patients, she enjoys hiking with her family and dog, crocheting and traveling.


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 - 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


Psychology, Pediatric Cardiology

Conditions & Treatments:

Pediatric Cardiac Psychologist, Caring For Patients with Cardiovascular Conditions, Evidence-Based Health Assessments & Targeted Psychotherapy Services for Pediatric Cardiac Patients



University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS


University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN


Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Methodist/IU Health University, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

Physician Group:

Riley Physicians, IU Health Physicians


Research Publications
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