23346-Carpenter, Kyle

Kyle L. Carpenter, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Phone 317-274-4966
Eskenazi Hospital, 720 Eskenazi Ave, 2nd Floor, H2-433
Indianapolis, IN


Dr. Carpenter currently serves as assistant professor of surgery. Dr. Carpenter received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and his Masters in Public Health in epidemiology from Indiana University.

Prior to joining Indiana University, Dr. Carpenter completed general surgery residency at Indiana University followed by surgical critical care fellowship at the University of Michigan. As a general surgery resident, he spent a year working in Eldoret, Kenya as a Fulbright Core U.S. Scholar.

His clinical focus is in general and acute care surgery and includes robotic surgery.

Dr. Carpenter’s academic focus is in improving access to surgical care and the education of surgical providers in underserved parts of the world.

Dr. Carpenter is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Society for Critical Care Medicine.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgeon
  • Education
    2023 FEL Surgical Critical Care, University of Michigan
    2022 RES General Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine
    2019 MPH Indiana University
    2015 MD Baylor College of Medicine
    2008 BS University of Georgia
  • Professional Organizations
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Surgery - Surgery*
  • Awards
    Org: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
    Desc: Fulbright Scholarship funding research year in Eldoret, Kenya to pursue global health research with AMPATH and Moi University
    Scope: International
    Org: Alpha Omega Alpha
    Desc: Election to Alpha Omega Alpha is an honor signifying a lasting commitment to scholarship, leadership, professionalism, and service. A lifelong honor, membership in the society confers recognition for a physician's dedication to the profession and art of healing.
    Scope: National
    Org: Gold Humanism Honor Society
    Desc: The Arnold P. Gold Foundation sustains the commitment of healthcare professionals to provide compassionate, collaborative and scientifically excellent patient care.
    Scope: National

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