15030-Mangus, Richard

Richard S. Mangus, MD

Professor of Surgery

Phone 317-944-4370
UH 4601
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Richard S. Mangus’ area of clinical practice is liver, intestine and multi-organ transplants for adults and children. He is the surgical director of the IU Health intestine transplant program and pediatric liver transplant program. In addition to performing complex liver and multivisceral transplants, he frequently operates on patients who have inadequate function of their intestine and are dependent upon parenteral nutrition due to complex abdominal pathology, including extensive loss of their intestine, complex fistulas and frozen abdomen.

His research interests include liver and intestine transplantation, extended criteria organ donors, and intestine failure and rehabilitation. Dr. Mangus maintains a large clinical research database and has published extensively in the field of adult and pediatric clinical transplant outcomes.

Dr. Mangus earned his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University and a masters degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency and abdominal transplant fellowship at the Indiana University School of Medicine. In 2006, he joined the IU School of Medicine where he is a professor of surgery.

In addition to awards for his research and teaching, Dr. Mangus was honored to receive the Red Shoes Award in 2007 and 2017 for outstanding accomplishments and contributions to family-centered care at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health.

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Director of Intestine Transplant
  • Surgical Director of Pediatric Liver Transplant
  • Education
    2006 Fellowship Indiana University
    2004 Residency Indiana University
    1999 MD Oregon Health & Science University
    1995 MS University of Maryland
    1994 BA Johns Hopkins University
  • Research

    Adult and Pediatric Liver and Intestine Transplantation

    Extended criteria organ donors

    Intestine failure and rehabilitation

  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Surgery - Surgery*
  • Clinical Interests

    Complex liver, intestine and multiorgan transplants in adults and children

    Patients with complex abdominal pathology including extensive loss of intestine, complex fistulas and frozen abdomen.

  • Awards
    Org: Riley Hospital for Children, IU Health
    Desc: Red Shoes Award
    Scope: Local
    Org: Riley Hospital for Children, IU Health
    Desc: Red Shoes Award
    Scope: Local

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