Jennifer L. Hartwell, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: General Surgery
Medical School: Wright State University School of Medicine
Residency: The University of Illinois
Dr. Hartwell graduated from Miami University with a BA in Zoology in 1998. She then attended Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, in 2005 and went on to complete her residency in General Surgery at The University of Illinois at Chicago in 2010. She finished her Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship training from University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, TN, in 2011.
She first practiced Trauma, Emergency General Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, OH, prior to joining the faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine and IU Health Methodist Hospital in 2016.
Dr. Hartwell has a special interest in Surgical Nutrition and serves as the Director of Surgical Nutrition at IU Health Methodist hospital where she champions a multi-disciplinary collaborative approach to providing superior nutrition therapy to patients.
IU Health Physicians
IU Health Methodist/IU Health University
IU Health North
IU Health West
IU Health Physicians General Surgery
1801 N. Senate Blvd., Ste 635
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Clinical Research Interests: Concussion, Nutrition, Trauma Clinical Outcomes
- Fisichella PM, Hartwell JL, Brosnan J, Abcarian H. Richter’s Hernia through a Spigelian defect of the abdominal wall. American Journal of Surgery, 2007;193(1):69-70.
- Hartwell JL, Salzman S, Gangemi A. Image of the Month: Wii Related Post Traumatic Injury. Archives of Surgery, 2011;146:881-882.
- Hartwell JL, Spalding MC, Fletcher B, O’Mara MS, Karas C. You cannot go home: routine concussion evaluation is not enough. AmerSurg, 2015;81(4):395-403.
- Hartwell JL, Weyrauch E, Walliser G. Point of Care INR Testing is Rapid and Reliable: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study. Accepted for publication, International Journal of Academic Medicine, January 2016