Evan Kokoska, MD

Evan Kokoska, MD

General Surgery Indianapolis, IN

Associate Professor, Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine

Office Address

  • 2001 W. 86th Street
    Pediatric Hospital
    Indianapolis, IN 46260
    Phone: (317) 338-8857
    Fax: (317) 338-8858

Evan Kokoska, MD

General Surgery Indianapolis, IN

Associate Professor, Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: Pediatric General Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

Education & Training

  • Indiana University School of MedicineIndiana University School of Medicine
  • St Louis University School of MedicineSt Louis University School of Medicine
  • Washington University School of Medicine in St. LouisWashington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical License2008 - 2016
  • IN State Medical LicenseIN State Medical License2001 - 2015
  • MO State Medical LicenseMO State Medical License1995 - 2016
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery
  • American Board of SurgeryPediatric Surgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Indianapolis MonthlyCastle Connolly, 2013, 2011, 2010
    • St. Vincent Caring Angel2012
    • Hall of DistinctionTerre Haute South Vigo High School, 2010

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Position paper on video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery as treatment for empyema  Kokoska ER, Chen MK, The New Technology Committee, J Pediatr Surg, 1/1/2009
    • Position paper on laparoscopic antireflux operations in infants and children for gastroesophageal reflux disease  Kane TD, Brown MF, Chen MK, Members of the APSA New Technology Committee, J Pediatr Surg, 1/1/2009
    • Formula fortified with live probiotic culture reduces pulmonary and gastrointestinal bacterial colonization and translocation a newborn animal model  McVay MR, Boneti C, Habib CM, Keller JE, Kokoska ER, Jackson RJ, Smith SD, J Pediatr Surg, 1/1/2008

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Operative Pediatric Surgery Chapter: Umbilical and supraumbilical disease. Page 537 - 542
      Kokoska ER, Weber TR
      Editors: Ziegler MM, Azizkhan RG, Weber TR.McGraw-Hill Co., New York
    • Minimal Access Cardiothoracic Surgery Chapter: Pediatric minimal access cardiothoracic surgery. Page 290 - 298
      Kokoska ER, Dillon PA, Silen ML
      Editors: Yim APC, Hazelrigg SR, Izzat MB, Landreneau RJ, Mack MJ, Naunheim KS.W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia
    • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Chapter: The evolution of minimally invasive surgery. Page 9 - 15
      Kokoska ER, Naunheim KS
      Editors: Cohen RG, Mack MJ, Fonger JD, Landreneau RJ.Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., St. Louis


    • "Commercial acidified formula: Pulmonary inflammatory response in an animal model of the premature infant." Evan Raymond Kokoska, MD, Arkansas Biosciences Institute Fall Research Symposium, Little Rock, AR, 10/1/2006
    • Pediatric laparoscopic appendectomy shortens length of stay without increasing cost. Campbell BT, Pranikoff T, Kokoska ER, J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech, 1/1/2005
    • Laparoscopic pediatric inguinal herniorrhaphy: Experience, efficacy, and utility. Obermeyer RJ, Scheidler M, Kokoska ER, Jackson RJ, Smith SD, Pediatr Endosurg Innovat Tech, 1/1/2004


    • Combined Neonatal and Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds: "Peri-Natal Management of Gastroschisis." St. Vincent Women's Hospital, Indianapolis, IN - 9/1/2012
    • St.Vincent Sports Performance Grand Rounds: "Abdominal Wall Hernias in Athletes." Indianapolis, IN - 6/1/2012
    • St.Vincent Sports Performance Grand Rounds: "Acute Abdominal Pain in Athletes." Indianapolis, IN - 7/1/2011

    Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Cofinity PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HealthLink PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Sagamore Health Plus
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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