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Ruban Nirmalan, MD, FACS

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General Surgery

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Ruban Nirmalan, MD, FACS has practiced General Surgery since 2006. He gives his patients the time and compassion that he would demand if one of his family members was ill. He knows how difficult it can be when a loved one is ill and needs to undergo surgery. He does all he can do to make their experience a positive one.

Dr. Nirmalan has a passion for Bariatrics. He has seen the life-altering changes that surgery can create for someone suffering from the debilitating disease of obesity. He is trained and experienced to perform sleeve gastrectomy as well as supervised weight loss. He has excellent outcomes, with not only weight loss, but also with improvement of obesity-related diseases. Dr. Nirmalan takes immense pride in his work and feels it is an honor to join his patients in their life-long journey toward a healthy life.

During his spare time, he loves spending time with his family 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 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
  • 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
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 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


General Surgery

Conditions & Treatments:

Bariatric Surgery, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Dialysis Access, Gallbladder Surgery, Hernia Surgery


School of Medicine:

Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine


St. John Hospital

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Arnett, IU Health White Memorial

Physician Group:

IU Health Arnett Physicians

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