Charles Vanderpool

Charles Vanderpool, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Dr. Charles Vanderpool is a board certified pediatric gastroenterologist who returned to Indiana University School of Medicine in 2011 following completion of his residency and fellowship training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He currently serves as Chair of the Nutrition Support Team, is Medical Director of the Intestinal Rehabilitation Program at Riley Hospital for Children, and is active in the clinical care of children with short bowel syndrome and intestinal failure. His main clinical interest is within pediatric nutrition, including both enteral and parenteral nutritional supplementation. He also has a specific interest in celiac disease in childhood.  Dr. Vanderpool is currently participating in clinical research within intestinal failure and short bowel syndrome, including innovative medical therapies and alternate lipid emulsions for parenteral nutrition.


(317) 944-3774 

Ped-Gastrointestinal Diseases
705 Riley Hospital Drive ROC 4210
Indianapolis, IN 4602


Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Division Chief
  • Medical Director, Nutrition Support Team
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Intestinal Care Clinic