David Pound, M.D.


8051 S Emerson Ave #200

Indianapolis, IN 46237

Quick Facts

  • Virtual Telemedicine Visits Available, Call For Details
  • Board Certified Gastroenterologist
  • Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Performs Colonoscopies

IGH - Indianapolis, IN

Gastroenterology in Indianapolis, IN

IGH - Indianapolis, IN

8051 S Emerson Ave


Indianapolis, IN 46237

Closed. Opens Wed at 7:45AM

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About David Pound, M.D.


Linton, Indiana native, Dr. David C. Pound is the President of the Indianapolis Gastroenterology Research Foundation and a member of the Franciscan St. Francis Health Indianapolis Credentials Committee. An active volunteer, Dr. Pound is a Director, the Medical Advisor and Past Chairman for Lifeline Christian Mission and a past Director and Chairman of FAME (Fellowship of Associates for Medical Evangelism).

Dr. Pound is a nationally recognized gastroenterologist and hepatologist. He has participated in numerous clinical research studies and has contributed to many medical publications. For his work in hepatology the Indiana Chapter of the American Liver Foundation presented him their Salute to Excellence Award in 2005. He was honored as an inaugural Fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) in 2014.

Graduating from Indiana State University, Dr. Pound earned his Medical Degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1980. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Gastroenterology Fellowship at Indiana University Medical Center (IUMC) in Indianapolis. From 1985 until joining Indianapolis Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 1993, Dr. Pound taught medical students and residents at the IU School of Medicine and still serves as an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine. In 1989 he received the Glenn W. Irwin, Jr., M.D. IUPUI Experience Excellence Recognition Award for his work developing the IUMC Liver Transplantation Program.

Dr. Pound is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease. Since 2009, he has consistently been named one of the region’s Top Doctors. In his free time, Dr. Pound devotes himself to medical mission work. He has led numerous short term medical mission teams in Haiti sometimes joined by his wife and children.

Education & Training

  • Indiana State University, 1976
  • Medical Degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine, 1980
  • Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at the Indiana University Medical Center, 1983
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship at the Indiana University Medical Center, 1985


  • Glenn W. Irwin, Jr., MD, IUPUI Experience Excellence Recognition Award for the IUMC Liver Transplantation Program, 1989
  • Salute to Excellence Award, American Liver Foundation, Indiana Chapter, 2005
  • Top Doctors 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018


I went in for my semi annual visit with Dr pound who treats me for several problems. Dr Pound is easy to talk to and up-to-date on solutions to my current problems. I have been seeing him for quite a long time and would recommend him to anyone.

B.G. Google

Dr. Pound is one of the best doctors I've ever had. So caring. Always available to help or answer your questions. He is a teacher & explains your situation well. I cannot say enough good things about him. I'm so thankful to have him as my doctor!

J.W. Google

Best Doctor in his field. He has given me my life back. Cured my Hep C in one of his many studies. Always there if you need answeres. I'd recommend him to all I know.

C.S. Google

My appointments were prompt. I was warmly, greeted with kindness. Dr. Pound explained procedures, diagnosis with clarity and patience. Since I’ve been under his care, my life has added value.

W.J. Google

Dr. David Pound is a skilled physician and a man of integrity. He is loving and kind and smart and thorough and models the behaviors and skills we all hope to find in a physician.

B.R. Google


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