Paul J. Gruszka, M.D.
Specializing in the surgical and nonsurgical care of the shoulder, elbow, hand, and knee, including joint replacement, orthopedic trauma, and sports medicine, Dr. Paul Gruszka is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who joined Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute in 1991. To help patients improve their function and quality of life, Dr. Gruszka offers treatment of fractures and sports injuries; joint injections; knee and shoulder surgery, including joint replacement; and elbow and hand surgery, including carpal tunnel release.
After graduating from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, with his undergraduate degree in chemistry, Dr. Gruszka earned his medical degree at The University of Illinois in Chicago, Illinois, where he also completed his general surgery internship and orthopedic surgery residency.
When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Gruszka enjoys cycling, scuba diving, exploring Chicago, following University of Notre Dame athletics, and spending time with his family.
Dr. Gruszka is available to see patients at our Chesterton, Portage, and Valparaiso offices.
Clinical Staff: Joshua M. Allen, P.A.-C.,
Mary Glock, R.N.
Direct Phone Line: (219) 250-5014
Education & Training
- Bachelor of Science in Chemistry: Tufts University, Medford, MA
- Doctor of Medicine: The University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
- General Surgery Internship: The University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
- Orthopedic Surgery Residency: The University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
- Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- Indiana State Medical Association
- Porter County Medical Society
- Kankakee Valley High School
Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations
- Franciscan Health Michigan City
- Franciscan Health Woodland Surgicenter, Michigan City
- Shoreline Surgery Center
- Northwest Health - Porter
- Northwest Health - La Porte
- Northwest Health - Lakeshore Surgicare
601 Gateway Boulevard
Chesterton, IN 46304
3691 Willowcreek Road
Portage, IN 46368
2501 Cumberland Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383
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