Dr. Paul J. Gruszka, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 54

601 Gateway Blvd N
Chesterton, IN 46304
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Saint Mary Medical Center
1500 South Lake Parks Avenue
Hobart, IN 46342

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601 Gateway Blvd N
Chesterton, IN 46304
Lakeshore Bone and Joint Institute
Lakeshore Bone and Joint Institute
2501 Cumberland Dr
Valparaiso, IN 46383
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    Dr. Gruszka's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1993
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
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    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spine Deformities
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Gruszka

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Illinois
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Illinois
    Complete in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gruszka & Staff

    • English
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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gruszka to family and friends

    13 responses
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    Dr. Gruszka's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    13 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    13 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 13 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Gruszka
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    13 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    13 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Gruszka accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Cigna
    • Cofinity
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • HealthPartners
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Pipefitters
    • Sagamore Health Network
    • Thrivent Financial
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    601 Gateway Blvd N
    Chesterton, IN 46304
    (219) 921-1444 (Office)
    B
    Lakeshore Bone and Joint Institute
    2501 Cumberland Dr
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 921-1444 (Office)
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