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Richard S. Mangus, MD, MS - Transplant Surgery

Richard S. Mangus, MD, MS

IU Health

Transplant Surgery

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Dr. Richard S. Mangus’ area of clinical practice is liver, intestine and multi-organ transplants for adults and children. He is the surgical director of the IU Health intestine transplant program and pediatric liver transplant program. In addition to performing complex liver and multivisceral transplants, he frequently operates on patients who have inadequate function of their intestine and are dependent upon parenteral nutrition due to complex abdominal pathology, including extensive loss of their intestine, complex fistulas and frozen abdomen.

His research interests include liver and intestine transplantation, extended criteria organ donors, and intestine failure and rehabilitation. Dr. Mangus maintains a large clinical research database and has published extensively in the field of adult and pediatric clinical transplant outcomes.

Dr. Mangus earned his medical degree from Organ Health & Science University and a masters degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency and abdominal transplant fellowship at the Indiana University School of Medicine. In 2006, he joined the IU School of Medicine where he is a professor of surgery.

In addition to awards for his research and teaching, Dr. Mangus was honored to receive the Red Shoes Award in 2007 and 2017 for outstanding accomplishments and contributions to family-centered care at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health.


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


Transplant Surgery

Conditions & Treatments:

Adult & Pediatric Liver, Small Intestine, & Multi-Organ Transplantation, Liver Transplant, Intestine Transplant, Multivisceral Transplant


School of Medicine:

Oregon Health Sciences University


Indiana University School of Medicine


Indiana University School of Medicine


Indiana University School of Medicine

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Methodist/IU Health University

Physician Group:

IU Health Physicians


Research Publications
* Information provided by PubMed
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