- General Orthopedics
- Joint Replacement
- Sports Medicine
- Pain Management
- Upper Extremity
- Foot and Ankle
As one of the most comprehensive orthopedic practices in NW Indiana, Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute’s convenient locations provide the best in orthopedic medicine.
601 Gateway Blvd.
Chesterton, Indiana 46304
Workers Compensation: 219.921.1445
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Directions: Located off Rt. 49 on Gateway Boulevard accross from the I-80/90 Toll Road Exit.
LBJI Crown Point
12800 Mississippi Parkway
Crown Point, Indiana 46307
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Directions: From I-65: Located ½ mile east of the intersection of I-65 and Rt. 231
LBJI Knox Office
402 E. Culver Road
Knox, IN 46534
Directions: From US-35: Located 300 feet west of Highway 35 on Culver Rd.
LBJI LaPorte Office
600 Legacy Plaza East
LaPorte, IN 46350
Directions: From IN-2: Turn south on Monroe St. and turn left on Sagamore Pkwy.
LBJI Michigan City Office
1550 S. Woodland Ave.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360
Monday, Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Directions: From Hwy. 20: Turn North onto Woodland Ave. Office is located on the right side after you turn. From 421 (Franklin St.): Turn East on Hwy. 20 Turn North on Woodland Ave. Office is located on the right side after you turn.
LBJI Michigan City Lifeworks
3777 N. Frontage Rd., Ste. 900
Michigan City, IN 46360
Directions: From US-421: Go East on 400 N and take a right on N. Frontage Rd.
3691 Willowcreek Rd.
Portage, Indiana 46368
Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Directions: From Route 49: Exit Rt. 6 West. Turn left at Willowcreek Road. We’re located directly across from the Portage hospital campus on the East side of Willowcreek Road. Go in the main entrance. We are on the first floor, Suite 100 on the left just as you walk in the doors.
2501 Cumberland Dr.
Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Directions: From Hwy. 49: Turn west onto Vale Park Drive (400N) at signal. Go straight at stop sign. At signal, proceed straight through intersection, past K-Mart on right. Turn left (south) onto Cumberland Drive at fire station. The office is located on the right side of the street.
LBJI is pleased to introduce two new physicians to our staff. We are extending a warm welcome to John A. Guzzo, M.D. and Brian T. Damitz, D.P.M.
- John Guzzo, M.D. is our new Orthopedic surgeon. He will practice in our Crown Point office. Dr. Guzzo can see most of your bone and joint issues.
- Brian Damitz, D.P.M. is our new Foot and Ankle surgeon. He will practice in our Valparaiso and Crown point offices. Dr. Damitz can see most of your foot and ankle issues.
These two physicians have joined our expert team of providers and have appointments open immediately.
Call today 219-921-1444 and speak to a scheduler to make an appointment with these or any of the Lakeshore Bone and Joint doctors
Bruce J. Thoma, M.D.
I was born on the south side of Chicago to loving parents of the World War II generation. When I was four years old, my dad took a job in nearby Gary, Indiana. I was lucky enough to grow up in the Miller Beach area along Lake Michigan in a quiet neighborhood. There were all kinds of people there, mostly hardworking steel mill families. Read more