Olaf B Johansen, MD, FACS, FASCRS


"I have dedicated myself to researching and utilizing effective, leading-edge surgical techniques for a wide variety of conditions. Equally important, I provide the personalized care that my patients deserve. I encourage them to ask questions and explore their options. And I always take the time to explain everything in a way that they can understand.

Education and training that inspire trust

  • Board-Certified: Colon and Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
  • Clinical Professor of Surgery: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • MD: University of Massachusetts School of Medicine
  • Awards: Indianapolis Monthly Top Doctor Award 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, St. Francis Distinguished Service Lifetime Achievement Award 2014, Hewlett-Packard Top Graduate of Class Award, University of Massachusetts School of Medicine (1985)
  • Internship: Harvard, General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Residency: Harvard, General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Chief Residency: Harvard, General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship: Colon and Rectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic
  • Licensed: State of Indiana

An active member of the medical community

  • Fellow: American College of Surgeons, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Member: American Medical Association; Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons; Indiana Medical Society; Indianapolis Medical Society; Ohio Valley Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • President: 7th District Medical Society (Marion, Morgan, Johnson and Hendricks Counties) 2005-2006
  • St. Francis FPN Leadership Council 2012 - Present

Sharing knowledge through teaching

"I believe that a true commitment to quality care means getting involved with other professionals. I try to do my part by instructing current and future professionals.

  • Chairman: Department of Surgery, St. Francis, Mooresville (1996-2010)
  • Medical Director: Mooresville Endoscopy Center
  • Faculty: Indiana University School of Medicine Colon and Rectal Residency Program
  • Board of Managers: Mooresville Surgery Center; St. Francis Medical Group
  • Board Member: Armored Wolf; Northern Lights Foundation
  • Managing Partner: Kendrick Colon and Rectal Center
  • Hospital Affiliations: Franciscan St. Francis Health; Community Hospital South; Mooresville Endoscopy Center; Mooresville Surgery Center; Franciscan Surgery Center; Indiana Surgery Center
  • Presenter: Numerous presentations in local, state and national medical meeting
  • Published Author: Numerous papers in scientific journals as well as several chapters in colon and rectal surgery textbooks
  • Hobbies: Coach Youth Basketball, Indianapolis. Board Member CCI. Active in school sports with wife of over 25 years and 5 teenage children. Avid golfer.
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