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John A. Guzzo, M.D.


Sports Medicine, Shoulder, Knee, Wrist, Hand, Elbow, Ankle, Joint Replacements, Orthopedic Trauma

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Dr. John Guzzo is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and general orthopedics. He joined Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute in 2014, shortly after his service as an orthopedic surgeon in the United States Army. As an army major and collegiate athlete, Dr. Guzzo was drawn to the field of sports medicine out of the desire to help others perform and compete at high levels, though his experience in the military has made him well-rounded in orthopedics and provided him with the ability to treat a wide range of conditions and help eliminate pain, restore function, and provide patients with the ability to compete or work again.

Dr. Guzzo completed his undergraduate education at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania, before attending medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Later, he completed his orthopedic surgery internship and residency training at the Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington, before serving as an orthopedic surgeon at Winn Army Community Hospital in Fort Stewart, Georgia. 

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Guzzo enjoys playing with his children. Outside of orthopedics, his interests include exercise, electronics, and technology. 

Dr. Guzzo is available to see patients at our Crown Point and Schererville offices.

Team Affiliations

Andrean High School
Andrean High School
Hoosier Fight Club
Hoosier Fight Club

Clinical Staff: Kristin Ludwig, R.N.
Direct Phone Line: (219) 250-5009

  • Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology: Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA
  • Doctor of Medicine: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Orthopedic Surgery Internship: Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA


  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • The Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons

Military Service

  • United States Army, Major
  • Winn Army Community Hospital, Staff Orthopedic Surgeon

Team Affiliations

  • Andrean High School
  • Boone Grove High School
  • Hoosier Fight Club
  • Kankakee Valley High School
  • Lowell High School

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Franciscan Health Crown Point
  • Franciscan Point Surgery Center
  • Porter Regional Hospital

Elbow Protocols

Knee Protocols

Shoulder Protocols

Other Protocols

“Very friendly explained things so we could understand and very informative.”
– Melia G.
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