24659-Crittendon, Megan

Megan R. Crittendon, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

FT FOB 3rd Floor
Indianapolis, IN


Megan Crittendon, MD FACEP, is the Indianapolis Suburban Region Emergency Department Medical Director for IU Health West, North, Saxony and Tipton.

Megan was named ISR Medical Director in 2019 and is acting Medical Director at IU Health North. She joined IU Health as a staff physician in 2004 and became the IU Health West ED Medical Director in 2007. She has held multiple roles throughout the hospital: she has served as Secretary/Treasurer, Vice President and President of the Medical Staff; she served as Interim Chief Medical Officer; and as Chair of the Credentials and the Peer Review Committee. Megan led her department through three expansions and the opening of an Observation Unit. She helped her hospital become the first ED to fully integrate the EMR, CPOE and the scribe program, as well as become a Chest Pain and Stroke Center. Megan’s commitment is to relationship-centered care at the hospital. Currently, Megan serves on the ISR Board, Philanthropy Committee Board and Hope Health Care Board. She is the Chair of Board Quality at West and a member of multiple committees. She is a member of American College of Emergency Physicians and is a board certified Emergency Medicine Physician.

A Kentucky native, Megan calls Indiana home. At ten, her family moved from Lexington, Kentucky. In 1996 she earned her undergraduate degree from Indiana University. She earned her MD from IU in 2000. She left Indiana for four years for residency, initially as OB/GYN but then switched after her intern year to EM. She completed her residency at State University New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse in 2004.

Megan lives in Indianapolis with her two children, two dogs, one cat and three chickens. Her interests include cooking, reading, fitness and gardening.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
  • Indianapolis Suburban Region Emergency Department Medical Director
  • Education
    2000 MD Indiana University
    1996 BA Indiana University

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