Dr. James D. Pike

Dr. James D. Pike


Dr. Pike is a native of Indianapolis who attended medical school in Kansas City, graduating from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in 1984. After ten years as a Physician in the United States Army, Dr. Pike completed his training in pulmonary and critical care medicine. He is Board Certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care medicine. Dr. Pike’s role as a hospitalist began during his work at a long-term acute care hospital beginning in 1994. He then formed his own corporation in 2007 while developing an association with the Indiana Orthopedic Hospital on the northwest side of Indianapolis. Dr. Pike was the founding Chair, Dean’s Advisory Board, Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Today, Dr. Pike serves as the Chief Medical Officer of GeriCare Indy, overseeing a team of nurse practitioners who provide care to patients in skilled nursing facilities. With the opening of Hickory Recovery Network and Hickory Treatment Centers Indianapolis, Dr. Pike has expanded his practice to drug and alcohol treatment and serves as an inaugural medical director.

Licenses, Accreditations & Memberships


Hickory House Recovery has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care and is one of the highest levels of achievement a treatment center can receive.