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Scott P. Fielder, M.D.


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

Patient Reviews

Verified Patient Rating: 5 (6 patient reviews and ratings)
“Previous injections received in the office were very helpful, but I needed to transition to the hospital for x-ray guided injections for max effect...”
– Noel O.
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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.

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

  • La Porte Hospital
  • Starke Hospital
“Dr. Fielder is amazing. He worked around my schedule always. He believed my allergies when other doctors were skeptical. He did a great job on all 4 of my surgeries and I would recommend him to anyone.”
– Cindy H.
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