- General Orthopedics
- Joint Replacement
- Sports Medicine
- Pain Management
- Upper Extremity
- Foot and Ankle
Services & Specialties
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 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