Joel Corvera, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Indianapolis, IN, Indiana University Health University Hospital


Thoracic Surgery Indianapolis, IN

Adult Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of FloridaFellowship, Complex Cardiac, Aortic and Endovascular Surgery, 2008 - 2009
  • Emory UniversityFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2005 - 2008
  • Emory UniversityResidency, General Surgery, 2003 - 2005
  • Emory Univ SOMPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery Research, 2001 - 2003
  • Emory UniversityResidency, General Surgery, 1998 - 2001
  • Vanderbilt University School of MedicineClass of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2009 - 2021
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2008 - 2015
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 1999 - 2017
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Member Alpha Omega Alpha, 1998
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Eleven-Year Experience Treating Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury at a Tertiary Referral Center  
    Joel Corvera, MD, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
  • “Spot” ECGs Underestimate Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence After Surgical Ablation  
    J.D. Puskas, J.S. Corvera, A. Neill, P. Kilgo, T. Vassiliades, R.A. Guyton, Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: An Intermediate-Term Follow Up Study  
    J.S. Corvera, V.H. Thourani, J.D. Puskas, R.A. Guyton, O.M. Lattouf, Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
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Press Mentions

  • Cardiovascular Patient Has a Heart for Giving Back
    Cardiovascular Patient Has a Heart for Giving BackFebruary 4th, 2021

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