Specialties & Services

Specialties & Services

Our team of orthopedic specialists understand that the musculoskeletal injuries or conditions of our patients are painful. We also realize that a quick and correct diagnosis is critical to successful treatment. This is why Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute has invested in the most modern technology to provide our orthopedic patients a single resource for all treatment phases. Our on-site Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Advanced Imaging, Osteoporosis Care, and Pain Psychology complete our full range of patient services.

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LBJI New Location

LBJI is pleased to announce the addition of a new office in Schererville, IN

Ryan J. Plank, MD and John A. Guzzo, MD  will begin seeing patients April 2015 in this new Schererville location. This office is located at the Southwest corner of Hwy 30 and Hwy 41 at 833 W. Lincoln Hwy, Suite 110E, Schererville, IN 46375. 

To schedule an appointment please call 219-921-1444. 

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Meet Bruce J. Thoma, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon

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