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Brian T. Damitz, D.P.M.


Ankle, Foot, Podiatry

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Dr. Brian Damitz is a board-certified podiatric surgeon specializing in orthotics and foot and ankle surgery who joined Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute in 2014. Dedicated to helping patients improve and return to full function, Dr. Damitz treats complex foot and ankle injuries and conditions and specializes in ankle replacement, foot and ankle reconstruction, flatfoot reconstruction, and foot and ankle fractures as well as minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques. 

A graduate of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana, Dr. Damitz earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Illinois. He then underwent podiatric medicine and surgery internship and residency training at Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Northport, New York. 

Dr. Damitz stays active by bike riding and hiking and also occasionally enjoys traveling, watching movies, and playing video games.

Dr. Damitz is available to see patients at our Chesterton, Portage, and Valparaiso – Valley offices.

Clinical Staff: Bryana Baisden, M.A.
Direct Phone Line: (219) 250-5006

Education & Training

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences: Butler University, Indianapolis, IN
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL
  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Internship: Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Northport, NY
  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency: Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Northport, NY


  • Board Certification: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management
  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • Chicago Practice Management Resident Symposium

Team Affiliations

  • Valparaiso University

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Chandana Surgery Center
  • Lakeshore Surgicare
  • Porter Regional Hospital
  • Shoreline Surgery Center
“Dr. Damitz was very kind and concerned about the pain I was having in my feet. I have recommended Dr. Damitz to family and my friends. Thank you, Dr. Damitz, for showing such kindness and concern.”
– Linda L.
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