About Dr. Marc Gerdisch, Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Marc Gerdisch and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in 1987. To date, I have performed approximately 4,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 2,500 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at hospitals including Franciscan St. Francis Health, Franciscan St. Francis Heart Valve Center, and Franciscan St. Francis Heart Center. Read more...

25 Patient Reviews for Dr. Gerdisch

"Dr. Marc Gerdisch’s bedside manner was impeccable. All of my questions were answered before and after my mitral valve repair."

-- Angie Gregory, heart valve surgery patient

"My experience with Dr. Marc Gerdisch was TOTALLY AWESOME from beginning to end. He is a human dynamo, while at the same time an humble and unassuming gentleman. He is eager to answer questions in understandable terms. He appears driven to treat his patients in the best possible manner. He has the admirable trait of giving credit for his success to his family, friends, patients and associates. Dr. Gerdisch has earned the utmost respect from his colleagues. He has a genuine smile which he uses often and effectively.

After Dr. Gerdisch accepted me as a patient, I had such a deep feeling that I was in good hands! From that moment on, I can say with no reservation, there was absolutely no trepidation. A calm peaceful feeling that remains with me to this day. I feel that God guides his every thought, diagnosis, decision, counsel with patients and his hands during surgery.

Dr. Gerdisch chose to repair my mitral valve. He explained exactly what he would be doing during my surgery. Everything went as planned! And my recovery has been better than expected and the scar is minimal."

-- RICHARD PERKINS, heart valve surgery patient

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My Specialities & Interests

Specific to heart valve surgery, you should know that I have several specialties including:

  • Mitral valve repair and reconstruction
  • Aortic valve and root surgery
  • Complex multi-valve and redo operations

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Cardiac tissue regeneration
  • Next generation heart valves
  • Atrial Fibrillation

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Marc Gerdisch, heart surgeon, graduated from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in 1987.

Dr. Marc Gerdisch is the Chief of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at St. Francis Heart Center and the Surgical Director of the Heart Valve Center at Franciscan St. Francis Health. Dr. Marc Gerdisch is an independent physician with Cardiac Surgery Associates, who chooses to practice at Franciscan St. Francis Health.

Dr. Marc Gerdisch

Franciscan St. Francis Health
5255 East Stop 11 Road
Indianapolis, IN 46237
(866) 306-6530

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