Faculty or Staff Name:

ShufflebargerCharlesMD.jpgCharles Shufflebarger, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs

Office Location & Contact
IU Health Methodist, AG001
1701 N. Senate Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Phone: (317) 962-8880


Allegheny General Hospital-Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Residency, Emergency Medicine, 1987

Indiana University School of Medicine
MD, Class of 1984

About me

Dr. Shufflebarger has been on the Methodist Emergency Medicine faculty since 1990, and has been Medical Director of the Methodist EMTC since 2001.

He is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Medicine and The Allegheny General Hospital / MCP Emergency Medicine Residency Program, where he served as Chief Resident and faculty prior to coming to Methodist. He has received awards for resident education on two occasions and has won the Best Technology Research presentation at the SAEM Annual meeting. He serves as a reviewer for Academic Emergency Medicine. He is also the Coroner for Johnson County, Indiana. He is ABEM certified.


Association of emergency department and hospital characteristics with elopements and length of stay.
Handel DA, Fu R, Vu E, Augustine JJ, Hsia RY, Shufflebarger CM, Sun B.
J Emerg Med
. 2014 Jun;46(6):839-46. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2013.08.133. Epub 2014 Jan 22.

What is a neural network?
Shufflebarger CM
Ann Emerg Med
. 1992 Dec;21(12):1461-2. No abstract available.

The power of the Z statistic: implications for trauma research and quality assurance review.
Cottington EM, Shufflebarger CM, Townsend R.
J Trauma
. 1989 Nov;29(11):1500-9.

The utility of physiological status, injury site, and injury mechanism in identifying patients with major trauma.
Cottington EM, Young JC, Shufflebarger CM, Kyes F, Peterson FV Jr, Diamond DL.
J Trauma
. 1988 Mar;28(3):305-11.

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