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Paul Szotek, MD, MBA, FACS

General Surgeon Specializing in Complex Hernia Repair

Carmel, Indiana 


Dr. Szotek is a Board Certified General Surgeon specializing in all aspects of hernia repair as the founder and CEO of the virtual Indiana Hernia Center. Dr. Szotek is leveraging technology for patient care enhancement, performing the full range of hernia repair from traditional open to advanced DaVinci robotics, offering patients unprecedented choices using shared decision making, and has grown the practice to unprecedented levels. In doing so, Dr. Szotek has grown a focused factory virtual hernia care delivery model into the largest deliverer of hernia care in the State of Indiana for a single surgeon.



  • Robotic surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Open hernia repair
  • Complex revisions
  • Mesh excision
  • Telehealth
  • Shared Decision Making

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Education, Training, and Research

  • Medical School - Indiana University
  • Stem Cell Research Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital 
  • MBA - Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
  • Undergrad - Indiana University
  • Shared Decision Making in Hernia Repair


Dr. Paul Szotek is a paid consultant for TELA Bio.