12820-Herrmann, Jeremy

Jeremy L. Herrmann, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone 317-944-7150
EH 215
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Jeremy L. Herrmann is Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Section of Congenital Cardiac Surgery at IU School of Medicine. His clinical interests include the full age range of congenital heart disease including heart transplantation and chest wall disorders. He currently serves as Surgical Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at IU Health, and his hospital affiliations include Riley Hospital for Children and Methodist Hospital.

Dr. Herrmann is a native of Indiana. He received his undergraduate degree from Wabash College then earned his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at IUSM during which time he completed an NIH-sponsored Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F32) Fellowship focusing on the paracrine effects of mesenchymal stem cells and their potential cardioprotective effects against ischemia/reperfusion injury in the heart. Following residency, he completed his cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania and his congenital cardiac surgery fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He then returned to Indiana University as a faculty member.

Key Publications

  1. PubMed
  2. Patel PM, Tan C, Srivastava N, Herrmann JL, Rodefeld MD, Turrentine MW, Brown JW. Bovine jugular vein conduit: a mid- to long-term institutional review. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surgery 2018;9(5):489-495.
  1. Blitzer D, Herrmann JL, Brown JW. Pulmonary autograft mitral valve replacement (Ross II): long-term follow-up of a U.S. center. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surgery 2018;9(6): 645-650. 
  1. Huang ES, Herrmann JL, Rodefeld MD, Turrentine MW, Brown JW. Rastelli operation for D-transposition of the great arteries, ventricular septal defect and pulmonary stenosis. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surgery 2018;10(2);157-163. 
  1. Herrmann JL, Brown JW. The superior cavolpulmonary connection: history and current perspectives. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surgery 2019;10(2):216-222. 
  1. Yabrodi M, Herrmann JL, Brown JW, Rodefeld MD, Turrentine MW, Mastropietro CW. Minimization of surgical site infections in patients with delayed sternal closure after pediatric cardiac surgery. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surgery 2019;10(4):400-406. 
  1. Blitzer D, Habib AS, Brown JW, Kean AC, Lin JI, Turrentine MW, Rodefeld RD, Herrmann JL, Kay WA. Early conversion of classic Fontan conversion may decrease long term morbidity: single centre outcomes. Cardiol Young 2019;Jun 28:1-6. 
  1. Herrmann JL, Stram AR, Brown JW. Ross procedure: How to do it and how to teach it. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surgery 2019;10(5):624-627. 
  1. Mahajan P, Ebenroth E, Borsheim K, Husain S, Bo N, Herrmann JL, Rodefeld MR, Turrentine MW, Brown JW, Patel JK. Intermediate outcomes after staged tetralogy of Fallot repair. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surgery 2019;10(6):694-701. 
  1. Patel PM, Herrmann JL, Rodefeld MD, Turrentine MW, Brown JW. Bovine jugular vein conduit versus pulmonary homograft in the Ross operation. Cardiol Young 2019;18:1-5. 
  1. Hopkins KA, Farber MO, Singh R, Kay WA, Herrmann JL, Brown JW. Warden procedure in a 77-year-old man. Ann Thorac Surg 2019;108(5):e319-e321.
  1. De Jesus-Brugman N, Hobson MJ, Herrmann JL, Friedman ML, Mastropietro CW. Improved outcomes in neonates who require venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after the Norwood procedure. Int J Artif Organs 2020;43(3):180-188.
  1. Zaban NB, Herrmann JL, Hoyer MH, Brown JW, Alexy AD. Short- and intermediate-term results of balloon aortic valvuloplasty and surgical aortic valvotomy in neonates. Cardiol Young 2020;30(4):489-492. 
  1. Herrmann JL, Clark AJ, Colgate C, Rodefeld MD, Hoyer MH, Turrentine MW, Brown JW. Surgical valvuloplasty versus balloon dilation for congenital aortic stenosis in pediatric patients. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surgery 2020 Jul:11(4):444-451. 
  1. Herrmann JL, Larson EE, Mastropietro CW, Rodefeld MD, Turrentine MW, Nozaki R, Brown JW. Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction in truncus arteriosus: a 37-year experience. Ann Thorac Surg 2020 Aug;110(2):630-637.
  1. Chaaya RG, Herrmann J, Rao RA, Fisch M, Ephrem G. Constrictive pericarditis in a patient with isolated anomalous right upper pulmonary venous return. Front Cardiovasc Med 2020;7:332.
  1. Jensen AR, Rao R, Herrmann JL, Markel TA, Gray BW. Surgical gastrostomy in pediatric patients undergoing cardiac surgery. J Surg Res 2021 Mar;259:516-522.
  1. Patel PM, Herrmann JL, Bain E, Ladowski JM, Colgate C, Rodefeld MD, Turrentine MW, Brown JW. Risk factors for reoperation after arterial switch operation. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surgery 2021 Jul;12(4):463-470.
  1. Kasten MW, Herrmann JL, Cox M, McCurdy CM, Tragesser C, Turrentine MW, Rodefeld MD, Brown JW. Two decades using stentless porcine aortic root in right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction. Ann Thorac Surg 2021 Sep;112(3):816-823.
  1. Callahan CP, Jegatheeswaran A, Blackstone EH, Karamlou T, Baird CW, Ramakrishnan K, Herrmann JL, Nelson JS, Polimenakos AC, Lambert L, Eckhauser AW, Kirklin JK, DeCampli WM, Aghaei N, St. Louis JD, McCrindle BW. Time-related risk of pulmonary conduit re-replacement: A Congenital Heart Surgeons Society Study. Ann Thorac Surg 2021 Jun 4; Accepted for publication.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Surgical Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
  • Program Director, Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Program
  • Education
    2016 FEL Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    2015 RES Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
    2006 MD Indiana University
    2002 BA Wabash College
  • Research
    Dr. Herrmann leads the Riley CV Surgery clinical outcomes research program focusing on early-to-late outcomes for a wide variety of diagnoses and procedures. Special interests include congenital aortic stenosis, the Ross procedure, single ventricle palliation, and pulmonary conduits.
  • Professional Organizations
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    American College of Cardiology
    European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
    Society of Thoracic Surgeons
    World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Surgery - Surgery*
    American Board of Thoracic Surgery
    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Clinical Interests

    - Pediatric and adult congenital cardiac disorders
    - Heart transplantation
    - Chest wall disorders 
    - Mechanical circulatory support 

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