Dr. John Gorup, MD

Dr. John Gorup, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. John Gorup, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Lafayette, IN and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, spinal cord injury medicine, and more.

1345 Unity Pl Ste 310

Lafayette, IN 47905

Contact Information

(765) 446-5210

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantage Care Network (ACN)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Sagamore Health Network
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Spinal Stenosis
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Spine Disorders
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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antalgic Gait
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steppage Gait
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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31  Procedures

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Total Disc Replacement

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Suny-Downstate @ Brooklyn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Lakewood Orthopedic Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • John Moe Award, 1995
  • Russell Hibbs Award, 1993
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1996
Media & Publications
  • Pediatric Spinal Surgey,
  • Sacropelvic Fusions,
  • Spine Secrets, 2011
  • Technique for the Rapid Harvest of the Human Cadaveric Spine,
  • www.indianspinecenter.com,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Serbo-Croatian
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. John Gorup, MD
Two years post surgery, my cervical pain remains severe. My vocal chords remain damaged to the point where I lose my voice and I can no longer sing or do public speaking. My quality of life is poor and I remain in bed the majority of time. Please, diligently review physicians before you allow them...Read More
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Mar 03, 2018
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The morning of surgery, I could not walk, stand, sleep laying down, shower, or drive. The next day I was climbing stairs, free of the pain that led me to seek help in the first place. I am now at two weeks past surgery and feel better than I have in years. Would I recommend Dr. Gorup to others? I...Read More
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Duane Stuart in Logansport, IN – Jun 08, 2017
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Can't say enough about this guy.
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Frank L in Lafayette, IN – Feb 28, 2017
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Love,love dr.gorup.he always explains everything in depth the truth and what to expect. His bed side manner. is excellent. And he has a great sense of humor.
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Wanda K cla5 in Williamsport in – Feb 13, 2017
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Made a diagnosis that all the other doctors I saw missed. Saved my career.
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Lafayette, IN – Oct 22, 2016
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