Ben Tsai, MD, FACS, FASCRS


“Every patient who entrusts me with their care deserves patience, understanding and highly personalized treatment. My patients appreciate the fact that I take their concerns seriously, no matter how small they may seem. And because I have trained in the country’s top surgical programs, they know I can provide the latest treatments and most advanced surgical techniques.”

First rate education and training for experienced patient care

“I was privileged to complete my training alongside many of the leaders in the field of colon and rectal surgery. I learned the most advanced procedures and applied the newest technologies so that I can manage the most complex and challenging problems. As a result, my patients can be assured that they will receive the highest quality care possible.”

  • Board-Certified: Colon and Rectal Surgery, General Surgery
  • MD: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • Residency: General Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
  • Fellowship: Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Licensed: State of Indiana

Committed to ongoing learning and active involvement

“Every day, we are learning more about diseases of the colon and rectum – it’s exciting to see how much progress we are making. I am committed to not only learning about these new developments, but also to be actively conducting research and engaging in dialogue with other experts.”

  • Member: American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Member: American College of Surgeons
  • Member: Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Member: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Contributing to medical advances through teaching and research

“My passion for acquiring new knowledge led me to spend years in medical research labs. As a result, I published dozens of papers in prestigious medical journals and presented my findings at many major surgical conferences. It’s incredible to think my research has the potential to impact generations of patients – and the reason I continue to pursue research and teaching today.”

  • Faculty: Indiana University Department of Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency Program
  • Editor: Journal of Surgical Research
  • Published Author: Over thirty articles published in scientific journals
  • Presenter: National meetings of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and many others
  • Hospital Affiliations: Franciscan St. Francis Health; Community Hospital South; IU Health West, Avon; Mooresville Endoscopy Center; Mooresville Surgery Center; Franciscan Surgery Center; Indiana Surgery Center
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