19512-House, Michael

Michael G. House, MD

Professor of Surgery

EH 543
Indianapolis, IN


Dr. House received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, and his surgical training at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.  He completed fellowship training in surgical oncology and hepatopancreatobiliary surgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center where he served as the Chief Administrative Fellow for the Department of Surgery.  Dr. House joined the surgical faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine in 2008.  His clinical interests are focused on surgical oncology including the management of primary and secondary hepatic neoplasms, bile duct tumors, benign and malignant diseases of the pancreas, gastric cancer, and sarcoma.  He is a principal or co-investigator of eight clinical studies and trials at Indiana University School of Medicine, and is Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology within The Department of Surgery. 

Dr. House has received several teaching awards from the IU School of Medicine that include a Trustees Teaching Award and Inspirational Educator. He is a council member for the Indiana University School of Medicine CTSI Biorepository and is an associate member of the Molecular and Environmental Carcinogenesis Program of the Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center. He is a Committee Chair for the Americas Hepatopancreatobiliary Association and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.  He serves on the editorial board for Annal of Surgery, Annals of Surgical Oncology, and Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
  • Division Chief
  • Education
    1999 MD Harvard Medical School
    1995 BA Johns Hopkins University
  • Research

    Clinical outcomes reearch in liver, complex biliary, and pancreatic surgery

    Clinical investigational trials for neoadjuvant therapy for pancreatic cancer

    Translational research studies to develop molecular markers for early pancreatic cancer detection and predictors for chemotherapy responsiveness

  • Professional Organizations
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    American College of Surgeons
    American Society of Clinical Oncology
    Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Surgery - Surgery*
  • Clinical Interests

    Liver tumors

    Bile duct cancer

    Pancreatic cancer

    Biliary tract disorders

    Metastatic colorectal cancer

    Gastric cancer


    Neuroendocrine tumors

  • Awards
    Org: Indiana University School of Medicine
    Desc: Inspirational Educator Award
    Scope: School
    Org: IU School of Medicine
    Desc: Trustees Teaching Award
    Scope: School

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