14794-Bearden, Chris

Chris Bearden, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Phone 317-963-1400
EH 500
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Bearden is a mindful and attentive surgeon serving the communities of Avon and Indianapolis, IN. He attended Louisiana State University, where he received his medical degree, and completed his internship and residency at Indiana University. He also completed a fellowship at Emory University.

Dr. Bearden is a part of IU Health Physicians General Surgery and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He gives each patient his focused attention, and he prides himself on delivering the best treatment available. He is committed to giving the best care and establishing long-lasting relationships with them. 


Medical School - Louisiana State University, Doctor of Medicine

Indiana University (Internship)

Indiana University (Residency)

Emory University (Fellowship)

Key Publications

  • Pronase treatment facilitates alloantibody flow cytometric and cytotoxic crossmatching in the presence of rituximab.Bearden, C.M., Agarwal, A., Book, B.K., Sidner, R.A., Gebel, H.M., Bray, R.A., Pescovitz, M.D.


  • Rituximab for reduction of anti-HLA antibodies in patients awaiting renal transplantation: 1. Safety, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacokinetics.Vieira, C.A., Agarwal, A., Book, B.K., Sidner, R.A., Bearden, C.M., Gebel, H.M., Roggero, A.L., Fineberg, N.S., Taber, T., Kraus, M.A., Pescovitz, M.D.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
  • Education
    2000 MD Louisiana State University
    1995 BSE Tulane University

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