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Paula J. Bunde, MD

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Dr. Bunde is a Hoosier native, born and raised in Evansville, Indiana. She graduated from Mater Dei High School in Evansville and received her undergraduate degree from Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, where she majored in Biology and Psychology. She went on to complete her medical education at the IU School of Medicine. She was elected into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medial Honor Society. She completed her Urology residency at the IU School of Medicine in Indianapolis. She joined Southern Indiana Physicians in 2012.
Bunde is a board certified urologist, offering a broad spectrum of services to the area. She has a special interest in the surgical and medical management of kidney stones, including all types of surgical treatment of stones. For many people, kidney stone episodes can be eliminated or reduced. She also cares for patients with problems of the prostate, kidneys, bladder and male reproductive organs: BPH, urinary incontinence, cancers of the urinary system, overactive bladder, dysfunctional elimination and bedwetting and a range of other common urologic concerns.

Her most common in-office procedures are:

  • Vasectomies
  • Cystoscopies
  • Prostate Biopsies
  • Prostate Ultrasounds
  • Bladder Bioopsies
  • Botox

She has served IU Health Bloomington Hospital and SIP in many roles, including chairperson of the Credentials Committee; Urology director; and other committee positions. She has served as a volunteer clinical faculty with the IS School of Medicine in Bloomington.

Bunde and her family love life in Bloomington. She enjoys spending free time watching her children’s sports activities, shopping at the Bloomington area farmers’ markets, cooking and travel. She spends a lot of time at soccer games – both locally and afar! The Bloomington area community has been a great fit for her family, and she is proud to serve the local community and try to keep care close to home.

Bunde is a board certified urologist. She received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine where she also completed a residency in urology and internship in general surgery. Dr. Bunde is a member of the American Urological Association and Society of Women in Urology.


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 HMO
  • Anthem Medicare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway Essentials Network
  • Care Source Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Care Source Hoosier Healthwise
  • Community Health Network - Employee Plan
  • 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
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
Suburban Health Organization
  • The Healthcare Group Encircle
  • The Healthcare Group Encore
  • TriCare Prime
  • 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.

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Conditions & Treatments:

Kidney Stones, BPH, Prostate Disease, Kidney Cancer, Female Urinary Dysfunction, Erectile Dysfunction, Urinary Incontinence, Cancers of the Urinary System, Overactive Bladder, Dysfuntional Eliminating, Bedwetting, Vasectomies, Cytoscopies, Prostate Biopsies, Prostate Ultrasounds, Bladder Biopsies, Botox



St. Louis University

School of Medicine:

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN


Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN


Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Bloomington

Physician Group:

IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians


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