25136-Ladowski, Joe
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Joe S. Ladowski, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery

Bio

Dr. Joe S. Ladowski, MD is a practicing Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Ladowski graduated from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 1980 and has been in practice for 38 years. He completed a residency at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Ladowski also specializes in Vascular Surgery. He currently practices at IU Health. Dr. Ladowski is board certified in Thoracic Surgery.

Residence -University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Medical School - University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Specialty Certification

1987 - Board Certification- General Surgery 

1989   Board Certification - Thoracic Surgery    

1998   Board Recertification - Thoracic Surgery 

2009   Board Recertification - Thoracic Surgery 

Key Publications

Harlander-Locke M, Harmon L, Lawrence P, Ladowski J, et al. The use of cryopreserved autoiliac allograft for aortic reconstruction in the United States. Journal Vascular  Surgery, 2014, 59:669-74.

Klauser JQ, Lawrence PF, Harlander-Locke MP, Ladowski JM, Ladowski JS, et al. "The Contemporary Management of Renal Artery Aneurysms". Journal Vascular Surgery, 2015, Apr.; 61(4):978-89.

Maurice K, Ladowski J. "Lutheran Hospital's 200th Ventricular Assist Device (VAD): VADs  come of Age". Fort Wayne Medicine Quarterly 2017: 15: 26-28.

Kirkwood KA, Gulack BC, lribane A,......Ladowski JS, et al. "A Multi-Institutional Cohort Study Confirming the Risks of Clostridium Difficile Infection Associated with Prolonged Antibiotic Proplylaxis". Journal Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, 2017, Sept 28 (E-pub ahead of print).

Ladowski JS, Herlan DM, Cordes K, Beatty L: Cost Effectiveness of Single Lung Reduction vs. Single Lung Transplantation for Severe Emphysema. Chest 110: 175S, 1996.

Ladowski SD, Ladowski JS, Abel M, Beatty L, Scatena M. Long-Term Follow-up of Heart Transplant Recipients with Pre-Transplant Malignancies. Journal Cardiovascular Surgery. 46: Suppl. to 3, 115, 2005.

Harlander-Locke M, Harmon L, Lawrence P, Ladowski J, et al. The use of cryopreserved autoiliac allograft for aortic reconstruction in the United States. Journal Vascular Surgery, 2014, 59:669-74.

Lawrence PF, Klavaner J, Harlander-Locke M, Stanely J, Ladowski J, et al. "The  contemporary guidelines for asymptomatic renal artery aneurysm are too aggressive." Journal of Vascular Surgery.

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
  • Education
    1980 MD University of Chicago
    1976 BA University of Chicago

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