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Practice areas

  • Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

Clinic information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000 or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical interests

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neonatal Surgery
  • Pediatric Tumors
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Trauma



University of Louisville, School of Medicine


University of Louisville, School of Medicine


Pediatric Surgery, Riley Children's Hospital, Indianapolis
University Medical Center, Indianapolis

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery, Special Qualification in Pediatric Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Pediatric Surgical Association; Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Additional information


My name is John Draus; I am a native of Kentucky, and completed medical school, general surgery residency and a research fellowship at the University of Louisville. I went on to complete a pediatric surgery fellowship at Riley Children’s Hospital at the University of Indiana, Indianapolis.

I am a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Pediatric Surgical Association and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. I have co-authored a book chapter and several journal articles on pediatric surgery and trauma.


Research Publications on NCBI PubMed

Related links

UK Pediatric Surgery