Michael Morelli, M.D.



8111 South Emerson Avenue Door 6

Indianapolis, IN 46237

By appointment only.

Quick Facts

  • Colon Cancer Screenings
  • IBD, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
  • Acid Reflux/Heartburn
  • Expert Endoscopy and Colonoscopy
  • Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted

Franciscan St. Francis Hospital

Gastroenterology in Indianapolis, IN

Franciscan St. Francis Hospital

8111 South Emerson Avenue

Door 6

Indianapolis, IN 46237

By appointment only.


Indianapolis, IN

Gastroenterology in Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis, IN

8051 S Emerson Ave


Indianapolis, IN 46237

Closed. Opens Fri at 7:45AM


The Endoscopy Center

Gastroenterology in Indianapolis, IN

The Endoscopy Center

8051 South Emerson Avenue

Ste. 150

Indianapolis, IN 46237

By appointment only.

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About Michael S. Morelli, M.D.

Cincinnati, Ohio native, Michael S. Morelli, MD, CPE, FACG is the co-founder and prior Medical Director of the St. Francis Colorectal Cancer Center of Excellence and a former President of Indianapolis Gastroenterology & Hepatology (IGH). Since joining IGH in 2004, Dr. Morelli enjoys an active clinical practice with special interests in pancreato–biliary disorders, Clostridium difficile diarrhea, and colorectal cancers.

A University of Notre Dame graduate, Dr. Morelli earned his Doctor of Medicine from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. From there, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and a one-year Chief Residency at Wake Forest University School of Medicine/North Carolina Baptist Hospital. He then completed his gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Morelli has served as both a member and a chairperson of the American College of Gastroenterology’s (ACG) Practice Management Committee and has twice co-chaired the Practice Management Course at the ACG’s annual meeting. He served on the GIQuIC (GI Quality Improvement Consortium) Endoscopy Unit Quality Metrics Task Force which took part in the formation of measurable quality standards for ambulatory endoscopy centers. Later, he was invited to become a board member of GIQuIC. Additionally, Dr. Morelli has served on the Yale-CORE Technical Expert Panel which aided the development of outcome measures for ambulatory endoscopy procedures.

For his work in clinical practice, research, service to the ACG and GIQuIC, in 2012 Dr. Morelli was named Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. Indianapolis Monthly Magazine and Castle Connolly have recognized Dr. Morelli on their annual lists of the area’s Top Doctors.

Dr. Morelli is an avid reader who enjoys sports, exercise, and travel. He is an active parishioner at St. Jude Parish in Indianapolis and has served on the board of the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) in Indianapolis. Dr. Morelli 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.


  • University of Notre Dame - 1993
  • Medical Doctorate, The Ohio State University College of Medicine - 1997
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Wake Forest University - 2000
  • Chief Resident Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University - 2001
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship University of Cincinnati - 2004


  • Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology - 2012
  • USA Today Top Doctors - 2012
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors since 2014


Very quick and professional.

M.J. Google

Dr. Morelli is very helpful a with explaining everything and listens to whatever questions you may have.

A.P. Google

Dr. Morelli is genuinely concerned and caring for his patients. He takes the time to listen and fully understand the patient’s concerns before suggesting a course of action.

G.M. Google

Dr Morelli was concerned, talked with my through my history and listened to my concerns.

L.M. Google

They were very friendly and efficient on time. Time will tell if Dr Morelli will be able to solve my issue. Thank you.

L.E. Google


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