Dr. James Malayter

Although Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute mourns the passing of Dr. James Malayter, we also want to take this time to remember his many contributions to our practice.

Initially joining LBJI in 1978, Dr. Malayter became President of the group in 1989 and served in that capacity for 17 years. 

Lakeshore Bone and Joint Institute Doctor Presents at Notable Scientific Conference Crown Point, Indiana: Released March 21, 2024

Dr. Aaron Ruter, a fellowship-trained doctor of podiatric medicine, participated in a panel discussion about current surgical techniques for nerve surgery, repair, and reconstruction at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) Conference in February 2024. Dr. Ruter, DPM, spoke specifically on "Continued Pain Post-Total Ankle Replacement." As a panelist and participant, Dr. Ruter commented, “This was a great honor to speak at the ACFAS conference.

Cheering the Loudest: Levenda leads LBJI's sponsorship of VU Beacons Gameday!

Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute proudly sponsored the Valparaiso University Men's Basketball team at their recent game against Evansville! While the final buzzer didn't bring the win they were hoping for, the Beacons’ spirit and dedication throughout the game were truly inspiring.

Anthony Levenda,M.D., a Fellowship-Trained Sports Medicine Physician, is VU’s official team doctor and so he knows firsthand the commitment, resilience, and true team spirit these student-athletes bring on and off the court. These are values shared by LBJI.

When Care Inspires Gratitude: A Patient's Thank You to Dr. Nenadovich

Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute is proud to share a heartwarming story about one of our patients and Nick Nenadovich, M.D. Recently, Dr. Nenadovich received a handwritten note from a patient expressing their gratitude for the care they received. 

We are honored to have Dr. Nenadovich as part of our team at Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute. His dedication to his patients is truly inspiring and we are proud to have him represent our organization.

Lakeshore Bont & Joint Institute's Open House Celebrated Their Newest Crown Point Location

Crown Point, Indiana, June 20, 2023: – Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute, (LBJI), the leading provider of orthopedic services, celebrated the second anniversary of their Crown Point location. Although the Grand Opening was postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions, LBJI was excited to invite the community to their location on East 109th Avenue.  Visitors were able to tour the cutting-edge, expanded facility, meet physicians, and receive information about the services now offered to the Crown Point community. 

Congratulations to the VHS Football Team for Winning the State Championship Title

VHS Football Team

Lakeshore Bone and Joint Institute is thrilled to extend its warmest congratulations to the outstanding athletes of the Valparaiso High School (VHS) Vikings football team for their triumphant victory in the state championship. On the memorable day of April 18, the team was presented with their well-deserved state championship rings, marking a historic moment for VHS Athletics.