13681-Billmire, Deborah

Deborah F. Billmire, MD

Professor Emeritus of Surgery

Phone 317-944-4681
RI 2500
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Deborah Billmire is a full-time pediatric surgeon at Riley Hospital for Children and is the Earl B. Herr Jr. Professor of Surgery Cancer Research at Indiana University School of Medicine.   She is a graduate of the University of Michigan medical school and completed a residency in pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, residency in general surgery at Indiana University and fellowship in pediatric surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.  Her areas of interest are neonatal surgery, pediatric oncologic surgery and biliary atresia.

Key Publications

Impact of central surgical review in a study of malignant germ cell tumors.

Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 2015


Reply to G. Mangili et al and C. Lhommé et al.

Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2014


Surveillance after initial surgery for pediatric and adolescent girls with stage I ovarian germ cell tumors: report from the Children's Oncology Group.

Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2014


Esophageal button battery ingestions: decreasing time to operative intervention by level I trauma activation.

Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 2014

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor Emeritus of Surgery
  • Dr. Earl B Her, Jr. Professor of Pediatric Cancer Research
  • Education
    1989 Fellowship Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
    1983 Residency IU School of Medicine
    1980 Residency Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati
    1979 MD University of Michigan
    1974 BS Michigan State University
  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2019-05-01

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