Dr. James Sumners is an obstetrician/gynecologist in Indianapolis, IN and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital and St. Vincent Hospital and Health Care Services, Inc. He received his medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and has been in practice 48 years. Dr. Sumners accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 44 doctors at St. Vincent Hospital and Health Care Services, Inc and one of 43 doctors at Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital who specialize in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
8081 TOWNSHIP LINE RD STE 200 Suite 200 Indianapolis, IN 46260
Reduction of neonatal death and damage through obstetric intervention in women at risk of extreme premature birth, General obstetrics, Gestational Age, Transport medicine, Intensive Care Units, Maternal and fetal medicine, Robotic-assisted laparoscopy
Education & Training
Indiana University School of MedicineFellowship, Maternal and Fetal Medicine, 1983 - 1985
University of Illinois College of Medicine at ChicagoResidency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1980 - 1983
University of Alabama School of MedicineFellowship, 1974 - 1976
St Jude Childrens Res HospitalResidency, Pediatrics, 1970 - 1972
Ohio State University HospitalInternship, General Surgery, 1969 - 1970
University of Tennessee College of MedicineClass of 1969
Certifications & Licensure
IN State Medical License1983 - 2021
IL State Medical License1980 - 1984
WI State Medical License1977 - 1981
AL State Medical License1974 - 1981
GA State Medical License1973 - 1983
TN State Medical License1969 - 1988
American Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyObstetrics & Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyMaternal-Fetal Medicine
American Board of PediatricsPediatrics
American Board of PediatricsNeonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Awards, Honors, & Recognition
Indianapolis MonthlyCastle Connolly, 2013
Fellow (FACOG)American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
D D Wirtschafter, James E. Sumners, Colvin E, Knox E, Turner M, George Cassady, Beale P, Budrich M, Brooks Mc> ;Annual Conference on Research in Medical Education. Conference on Research in Medical Education. 1979 Nov 1
Robotic-Assisted Prophylactic Transabdominal Cerclage in Singleton Pregnancies
Sumners, J.E.; Foster, T.L.; Addleman, R.N.; Moore, E.S., Poster presentation at the 79th Annual Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Chicago, IL, 10/17/2012
Transabdominal Cervical Cerclage: Its Potential Role in Prevention of Extreme Prematurity / Trouble at the Border: The Role for Obstetrics in the Reduction of Death an...
Sumners, J.E., Guest Speaker and Presentations at the 27th Annual Perinatal Progress Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 11/16/2011
Retrospective Study of Obstetric Antecedents Associated with Preeclampsia Before 28 Weeks Gestation.
Shaffer, SA; Moore, ES; Sumners, JE, Poster presentation at the 59th Annual Clinical Meeting (ACM) of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC, 4/30/2011
Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Transabdominal Cerclage in the Non-Pregnant Patient.
McHugh, KW; Moore, ES; Sumners, JE, Poster presentation at the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, San Francisco, CA, 2/7/2011
Potential Complications of Transabdominal Cerclage.
Sumners, JE; Moore, ES, Poster presentation at the St.Vincent Research Symposium; Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 77th Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Jun 16, 2010; Las Vegas, NV, 10/27/2010
Use of Daily Albumin Infusions to Prolong Pregnancy in Nephrotic Patients with Marked Proteinuria.
Dougherty Schaab, BR; Sumners, JE; Schrader, A, Poster presentation at the St.Vincent Research Symposium (Honorable Mention); Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 77th Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Jun 16, 2010; Las Vegas, NV, 10/27/2010
Use of Transabdominal Cerclage in Women with Cervical Hypoplasia and Accompanying Uterine Unification Defects.
Sumners, JE; Moore, ES, Poster presentation at the St. Vincent Research Symposium (Honorable Mention); Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 77th Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Jun 16, 2010; Las Vegas, NV, 10/27/2010
Cervical Cerclage Stratifying Approaches.
Sumners, JE, Oral presentation at the Indiana Section ACOG Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 4/21/2010
Triplet Gestation and Developmental Outcomes.
Moore, ES; Ramsey, CJ; Escobar, LF, Sumners, JE, Poster presentation at the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 30th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 2/4/2010
Birth Weight in Triplets and the Risk of Functional Lung Immaturity.
Sumners, JE; Moore, ES; ElNaggar, AC; Ramsey, C, Oral presentation at the Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 76th Annual Meeting, Maui, HI, 10/1/2009
Doppler Color Flow Analysis of the Uterine Arteries Before and After Abdominal Cerclage.
McGregor, CD; Sumners, JE; Moore, ES, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, District V Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, 10/1/2008
Triplet Pregnancy: Potential Effect of Abdominal Cerclage on Incidence of Late Second Trimester Loss and Very Early Preterm Delivery.
Sumners, JE; Moore, ES; Eggleston, MK, St.Vincent Research Symposium, Physician Category Winner, Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 10/1/2008
Transabdominal Cerclage – Safety, Efficacy and the Role of Surgical Experience.
Chan, T; Kilani, R; McGregor, C; Sumners, JE, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine; American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1/1/2007
Premature Triplets: Motor and Mental Developmental Scores in NICU Survivors.
Kilani, R.; Sumners, JE, Central Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1/1/2007
Resorting to an uncommon but accessible source of DNA from a deceased child with SMA I for prenatal diagnosis in a subsequent pregnancy.
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