23532-Hess, Philip

Philip J. Hess, MD

Professor of Clinical Surgery

EH 215
Indianapolis, IN


Dr. Philip Hess is a second-generation cardiovascular surgeon with more than 17 years of experience. He is a clinical professor of surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine and the associate program director for IU Health Cardiac Training Program, as well as the service line and medical director for IU Health Cardiovascular Surgery at IU Health Methodist Hospital.

Dr. Hess' clinical interests include the full spectrum of adult cardiovascular surgery.

Specialties: Cardiovascular Surgery

Conditions & Treatments: Complex Adult Cardiac Surgery including Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgery, Surgery for Aortic Aneurysms, Surgery for Infected Heart Valves (Endocarditis), Transcatheter Valve Surgery, Adult Congenital Heart Surgery


Masters degree: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

School of Medicine: East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC

Internship: University of Florida, Shands Hospital

Residency: University of Florida, Shands Hospital

Fellowship: University of Florida, Shands Hospital

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Clinical Surgery
  • Education
    1992 MD East Carolina University
    1985 BS University of Georgia

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