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Philip J. Hess, MD - Cardiovascular Surgery

Philip J. Hess, MD

IU Health

Cardiovascular Surgery

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Dr. Philip Hess is a second-generation cardiovascular surgeon with more than 17 years of experience. He is a clinical professor of surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine and the associate program director for IU Health Cardiac Training Program, as well as the service line and medical director for IU Health Cardiovascular Surgery at IU Health Methodist Hospital.

Dr. Hess' clinical interests include the full spectrum of adult cardiovascular surgery.


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
  • ProHealth/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 HMO
  • United HealthCare
  • United HealthCare Hoosier Care Connect
  • 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


Cardiovascular Surgery

Conditions & Treatments:

Complex Adult Cardiac Surgery including Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgery, Surgery for Aortic Aneurysms, Surgery for Infected Heart Valves (Endocarditis), Transcatheter Valve Surgery, Adult Congenital Heart Surgery


Masters degree:

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

School of Medicine:

East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC


University of Florida, Shands Hospital


University of Florida, Shands Hospital


University of Florida, Shands Hospital

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Arnett, IU Health Ball Memorial, IU Health Methodist/IU Health University, IU Health North

Physician Group:

IU Health Physicians


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