Indianapolis Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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About Our Doctors—Indianapolis Hemorrhoid Specialists

Lucas M. Drake, MD

Bloomington, Indiana native, Dr. Lucas M. Drake, is a member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee at Community Hospital South.  In 2012 Indianapolis Monthly Magazine recognized him as one of the region’s top doctors.

Committed to improving the gastrointestinal health and nutrition of his patients, Dr. Drake has published a number of articles.  While still in his residency he co-authored an article detailing nutrition in gastrointestinal illness.  Two years later he co-authored a nutrition and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) article for the American Gastroenterological Association’s online nutrition toolkit series.

Dr. Drake graduated from Indiana University in 2000 and later earned his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine.  He completed his Internal Medicine Internship and Residency, then his Gastroenterology Fellowship with advanced training in Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).

Dr. Drake joined Indianapolis Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 2011.  He is a member of the Indianapolis Medical Society and the American College of Gastroenterology.  He enjoys his hobbies of travel, golf and skiing which he shares with his wife and children.


Ernest J. Orinion, MD

Honolulu, Hawaii native, Dr. Ernest J. Orinion serves on the Board of Managers for the Endoscopy Center at St. Francis and as a Physician Facilitator for Franciscan St. Francis Health Indianapolis Endoscopy. He sees patients in Indianapolis, Shelbyville, and Greensburg. A former teacher of Biology and Physics at Cantwell Sacred Heart High School in Los Angeles, Dr. Orinion continues to teach, focusing his energies towards medical education. Annually, he participates in the St. Francis Family Practice Residency Program lecture series speaking on topics in gastroenterology and works individually with family practice residents during GI rotations.

Dr. Orinion graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California, and spent two years teaching prior to enrolling in medical school. He graduated from the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska 1998. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Gastroenterology Fellowship at the Indiana University Medical Center. In 2005 he joined Indianapolis Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Dr. Orinion is a member of the Indianapolis Medical Society, the American Medical Association and the American Gastroenterological Association. His hobbies include golf, hiking, camping, and Indianapolis Colts football which he shares with his wife and children.

Annie Geary, MSPAS, PA-C

Annie joined Indianapolis Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 2015. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Mathematics from Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana where she graduated with High Honors. Anne, who goes by Annie, earned her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Butler University. She sees patients in Indianapolis and Mooresville.
Annie’s training features the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the liver, pancreas and GI tract. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Annie is a member of the Indiana Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA), and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). She is certified in ACLS and BLS.
Growing up in Johnson County, Indiana, Annie was a 10 year member of Johnson County’s 4-H program was a 13 year member of the Girl Scouts of America. For recreation Annie enjoys sewing, gardening, golfing, and antiquing.

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The procedure takes about 1 minute to perform and is 95% effective.

No Recovery Time

Most patients can resume normal activities the same day.


The procedure is painless and typically no pain medication is required after the procedure.

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The procedure is covered by Medicare and most insurance plans.

This non-surgical procedure has been performed over 800,000 times on patients across the country.

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Patient Testimonial

Every time a bout of hemorrhoids flared up, I knew I was in for 10 to 14 days of pain, bleeding, itching, and plenty of creams or suppositories. The procedure was not only painless but it put an instant end to my discomfort. I’m just sorry I didn’t do it sooner.