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Scott P. Fielder, M.D.


Ankle, Elbow, Foot, Hand, Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Orthopedic Trauma, Shoulder, Sports Medicine, Wrist

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Dr. Scott Fielder is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who joined Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute in 2014, and he has been serving the orthopedic needs of LaPorte and the surrounding communities since 1999. Dr. Fielder specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and conditions in the elbow and shoulder as well as joint replacement. 

After graduating first in his class at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, Dr. Fielder earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After finishing medical school, he underwent his orthopedic surgery residency training at Michigan State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as part of the renowned Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program. 

Also a former orthopedic surgeon and major in the United States Air Force, Dr. Fielder served at the Scott Air Force Base in Illinois, the Bitburg Air Force Base and Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, and the Osan Air Base and Yongsan Army Hospital in the Republic of Korea.

Dr. Fielder is available to see patients at our Knox, LaPorte, and Michigan City – Coolspring offices.

Clinical Staff: Rachael Fornelli, M.A.
Direct Phone Line: (219) 250-5020

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • Doctor of Medicine: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Michigan State University, Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, Grand Rapids, MI


  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Indiana State Medical Association 

Military Service

  • United States Air Force, Major
  • Scott Air Force Base, Staff Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Bitburg Air Force Base, Staff Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Osan Air Base, Staff Orthopedic Surgeon

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Franciscan Health Michigan City
  • Franciscan Health Woodland Surgery Center, Michigan City
  • La Porte Hospital
  • Starke Hospital
“Dr. Fielder is a great doctor. I would recommend him to anyone.”
– Ronald K.
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