B. Israel Yahuaca, M.D., fellowship-trained surgeon, joined Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute on Sept. 1. Dr. Yahuaca is available to see patients at the practice’s Michigan City – Coolspring office, located at 1225 E. Coolspring Ave., Suite 2F. Patients in need of specialized orthopedic care are encouraged to call (219) 250-5030 to schedule an appointment.

As a fellowship-trained surgeon, Dr. Yahuaca’s expertise includes a wide variety of advanced procedures to promptly and effectively diagnose and treat orthopedic injuries and conditions. He specializes in elbow surgery, general orthopedics, orthopedic trauma, shoulder arthroscopy and shoulder replacement.

“We are proud to have expertly trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. Yahuaca join our practice,” says Thomas H. Kay, M.D., practice president and joint replacement surgeon at Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute. “He is dedicated to providing the compassionate, individualized care his patients need to get back to their highest level of function, and he will be a great asset to our team of experts as well as our community.”

After receiving his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, Illinois, Dr. Yahuaca completed a general surgery internship and his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri. Following his residency, Dr. Yahuaca underwent extensive specialty training by completing a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, Florida.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Yahuaca, please call (219) 250-5030

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