43004-Scifres, Aaron

Aaron M. Scifres, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery

MH B239
Indianapolis, IN


Dr. Aaron Scifres is a general surgeon in Indianapolis, Indiana and is affiliated with Indiana University Health Medical Center. Dr. Scifres was a practicing Surgeon in Oklahoma City, OK. He completed a residency at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Scifres also specializes in Trauma Surgery. Dr. Scifres is board certified in Surgery. 

Clinical Focus: Trauma and Surgical Critical Care

Clinical Interests: Hemorrhage Control and Massive Transfusion, Damage Control Surgery


Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care, Washington University, St. Louis
Residency: University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
Medical Education: Northwestern University

Key Publications

  1. Lupinetti FM, Duncan BW, Scifres AM, Fearneyhough CT, Kilian K, Rosenthal GF, Ceccin F, Jones TK, Herndon SP. Intermediate-term results in pediatric aortic valve replacement. Ann Thorac Surg. 1999 Aug;68(2):521-526.
  2. Hindawi YH, Oakley GM, Kinsella CR, Cray JJ, Lindsay K, Scifres AM. Antibiotic Duration and Postoperative Infection Rates in Mandibular Fractures. J Craniofacial Surg. 2011 July;22(4):1375-1377.
  3. Avery LE, Stahfeld KR, Corcos AC, Scifres AM, Ziembicki JA, Varcelotti J, Peitzman AB, Billiar TR, Sperry JL. Evolving role of endovascular techniques for traumatic vascular injury: a changing landscape? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 January;72(1):41-47.
  4. Dwyer CR, Scifres AM, Stahlfeld KR, Corcos AC, Peitzman AB, Billiar TR, Sperry JL. Radiographic assessment of elderly ground level falls: is the “pan scan” overdoing it? Surgery. 2013 October;154(4):816-822

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
  • Education
    1996 MD Northwestern University
    1992 BS Northwestern University
  • Research

    Trauma Triage, ICU Systems Operations

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