Indy Gastro | Colonoscopy, rectal bleeding, diarrhea, constipation, endoscopy

Michael S. Morelli, MD, CPE, FACG


Cincinnati, Ohio native, Michael S. Morelli, MD, CPE, FACG is the President of Indianapolis Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Medical Director of the St. Francis Colorectal Cancer Center of Excellence.




Central to his practice is his dedication to evidence based treatments for gastroenterological diseases, establishment of outcome measures for ambulatory endoscopic procedures, and development of quality standards for ambulatory endoscopy centers.  He has a number of published articles and a book chapter to his credit.  As a member of the American College of Gastroenterology’s Practice Management Committee, his objective is to help his fellow members manage their practices.  In 2012 he co-chaired the Practice Management Course at the ACG’s annual meeting.  Dr. Morelli served on the QIQuIC Endoscopy Unit Quality Metrics Task Force participating in the formation of measurable quality standards for ambulatory endoscopy centers.  Later in 2013 Dr. Morelli served on the Yale-CORE Technical Expert Panel assisting in the development of outcome measures for ambulatory endoscopy procedures.  

For his work in clinical practice, research, service to the college, and GIQIiC, in 2012 Dr. Morelli was named Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology.  In 2013 he was named a top doctor in the city of Indianapolis.  

Dr. Morelli maintains an active clinical practice with special interests in pancreato –biliary disorders, Clostridium difficile diarrhea, and colorectal cancers.  He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1993.  Then, he attended The Ohio State University College of Medicine.  He competed his Internal Medicine residency at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and North Carolina Baptist Hospitals and his gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Cincinnati University Hospital.

Dr. Morelli is an avid reader and enjoys travel.  He is an active parishioner at St. Jude Parish in Indianapolis.  Dr. Morelli also enjoys coaching his children in sports and spending time with them and his wife.  He is an avid fan of Notre Dame Football and Cincinnati Reds baseball.    


American College of Gastroenterology 2012

 Top Doctors
2012, 2014, 2015



Education & Training

University of Notre Dame in 1993

Medical Degree from the Ohio State 
University College of Medicine in 1997

Internal Medicine Residency at
Wake Forest University in 2000

Chief Resident
Department of Internal Medicine at 
Wake Forest University in 2001

Gastroenterology Fellowship
University of Cincinnati in 2004



Board Certifications


Patient Reviews

Michael S. Morelli, MD - The entire staff was helpful and polite, from the registration staff to the doctor. I would recommend your group to anyone. 



I was very impressed by Dr. Morelli's professionalism, courtesy and patience in taking care of my issues today. He explained everything in detail and expressed genuine concern about my problems.

I was very impressed with him and would recommend him to other people. I really appreciate him taking the time to diagnose what he thinks is wrong and what he thinks the next steps need to be. It's a relief to finally find a Doc like him.



If you have seen one of our providers and would like to submit a review. Please fill out our patient satisfaction survey.


Follow us on

Contact Indy Gastro

  • (317) 865-2955 & (800) 403-4683
  • Mailing Address

    8051 S. Emerson Ave.
    Suites 150 & 200
    Indianapolis, IN 46237

  • Contact UsView All Locatons