Gary W. Lemmon, MD

Professor of Surgery
Chief, Vascular Surgery, Indianapolis VAMC

Specialty: Vascular Surgery
Residency: Wright State University
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic (Endovascular)


Riley Physicians
IU Health Physicians


IU Health Methodist/IU Health University
IU Health North
IU Health Saxony
IU Health West

Location Information

IU Health Multi-Specialty Clinic- MPC II

1801 N. Senate Blvd.,Ste 3300

Indianapolis, IN 46202

IU Health Physicians Vascular Surgeons

11725 N. Illinois St., Ste 275

Carmel, IN 46032

Clinical Interests


Accepting New Patients

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Clinical Interests: Vascular Trauma, Dialysis Access
Clinical Research Interests: Vascular Trauma, Angioaccess, Endovascular procedures
Basic Research Interests: Complex Aortic Disease, Neointimal Hyperplasia


  1. Martin, AH, Eckert G, Lemmon GW, Sawchuk A, Dalsing MC: A Vascular Laboratory Protocol for Improving and Managing After-Hours Suspected Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis. Vascular. Accepted August 2012.
  2. Lemmon G W “Dialysis Access Steal Syndromes” Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 2009 21:36-39
  3. Grove CA, Lemmon GW, Anderson GL, McCarthy MC: "Emergency Thoracotomy: Further Perspectives on its Use,"Amer Surg, 68:313-317, 2002 
  4. Cox MW, McCarthy MC, Lemmon GW, Welker JG: “Cervical Spine Instability: Clearance Using Dynamic Fluoroscopy” Curr Surg, 58:96-100, 2001
  5. Lemmon GW, Litscher LJ: “Incomplete Caval Protection following Suprarenal Caval Filter Placement” Angiology, 51(2): 155-9 Feb 2000
  6. McCarthy MC, Cline AL, Lemmon GW, & Peoples JB: “Pressure Controlled Inverse Ratio Ventilation in the Treatment of Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Patients with Blunt Chest Trauma”, The American Surgeon, 65(11): 1027-130, Nov 1999
  7. Prem JT, Eppinger MJ, Lemmon GW, Miller SF, Nolan D, Peoples JB: “The Role of Glutamine in Skeletal Muscle Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in the Rat Hind Limb Model. Am J Surg 178(2): 147-150, Aug 1999
  8. Gaunt WT, McCarthy MC, Lambert CS, Anderson GL, Barney LM, Dunn MM, Lemmon GW, Paul DB, Peoples JB. “Traditional Criteria for Observation of Splenic Trauma should be challenged.” Am Surg 65(7): 689-692, Jul 1999
  9. Armstrong PA, Peoples JB, Vitello WA, & Lemmon GW: “Improved Selection Criteria for Ordering STAT Venous Ultrasound from the Emergency Department”, Am J Surg 176(2): 226-228, Aug 1998
  10. Lawless MW, Laughlin RT, Wright DG, Lemmon GW, Rigano WC: "Massive pelvic injuries treated with amputations: case reports and literature review", Journal of Trauma 42(6): 1169-75, Jun 1997
  11. McCarthy MC, Lemmon GW: “Traumatic Lumbar Hernia: A Seat Belt Injury”, Journal of Trauma 40(1): 121-122, 1996
  12. Lemmon GW, Franz RW, Roy N, McCarthy MC, & Peoples JB: “Determination of Brain Death with Use of Color Duplex Scanning in the Intensive Care Unit Setting”, Arch Surg 130(5): 517-520, 1995
  13. Sullivan TS, Lemmon GW, & Martinez B: “Clinical Experience with the Greenfield Filter in 193 Patients & Description of a New Technique of Operative Insertion”, J Amer Coll Surg. 178(2): 17-122, 1994
  14. Buerger P, Peoples J, Lemmon G, & McCarthy M: “Risk of Pulmonary Emboli in Patients with Pelvic Fractures”, Amer Surg 59(8): 505-508, Aug 1993
  15. Greene BS, Hellworth G, Rundell WK, Lemmon GW, & Proctor CD: “Prophylactic Placement of Vena Cava Filters: A Cautionary Note”, Annals of Vascular Surgery, 4(3): 229-232, 1990
  16. Lemmon GW, McNamara CR, Miller GA, Olinger MR, Sollenberger DM, Starkey DR, & Winters KD: “The Effects of Taurine on Ouabain Induced Arrhythmias”, Student-Originated Studies Project (NSF) 74:33 136-141, 1973

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