Juan Socas, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Specialty: Plastic Surgery

Medical School: Buenos Aires University School of Medicine

Residency: Indiana University (General Surgery), Indiana University (Plastic Surgery)


Dr. Socas recently joined the University Plastic Surgery Associates in the Fall of 2011.  He received his Doctorate of Medicine in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  He then went on to do an externship and General Surgery Residency here at the Indiana University School of Medicine.  As one of the best residents in his graduating class we were lucky to have him join the Plastic Surgery Residency program here at the IU School of Medicine.  After completing his residency Dr. Socas decided to join our faculty, to work at Methodist Hospital.


Since Joining the University Plastic Surgery Associates, Dr. Socas has been working on a wide spectrum of general plastic and reconstructive surgery.  He is focusing on lower extremity trauma reconstruction, breast reconstruction, microsurgery and challenging cases in plastic surgery.  Additionally, he works closely with our other surgeons to do the complicated DIEP flap for breast reconstruction.  We are happy to welcome Dr. Socas to our team, and appreciate his fresh perspective and hard work.


IU Health Physicians


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Location Information

IUH Methodist Professional Center 1

1801 N. Senate Blvd., Ste 635

Indianapolis, IN 46202

IUH University Hospital Sugery Outpatient Clinic

550 N. University Blvd., Rm 1295

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Clinical Interests


Accepting New Patients

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Research Interests:  Wound Healing Research

Department of Surgery | 545 Barnhill Drive, Emerson Hall 203, Indianapolis, In 46202 | Phone: (317) 274-5771