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About diverisorthopedics

“Whenever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.”– Hippocrates

John M. Diveris, M.D.

John M. Diveris is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and the treatment of knee and shoulder problems. He earned his medical degree and completed his orthopedic residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. After five years of private practice, Dr. Diveris completed his fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine at the Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic in Knoxville, Tennessee.

During this fellowship, he was responsible for assisting in the coverage of all the athletic teams at the University of Tennessee in the prestigious Southeastern Athletic Conference (SEC). This fellowship focused on reconstructive surgery of the knee and shoulder, as well as the management of the full spectrum of orthopedic injuries involved with all of the NCAA Division I athletes at the university.

Dr. Diveris has a special interest in total and partial knee replacement, rotator cuff repairs, and arthroscopic treatment of disorders of the knee and shoulders, including ACL reconstructions and rotator cuff repairs. He is the only orthopedic surgeon in the Northwest Indiana region who is a member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), and the American Association of Hip/Knee Surgeons (AAHKS). He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Dr. Diveris has been a faculty member for continuing medical education in arthroscopy at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Illinois, involving hands-on instruction in the laboratories there. He has also served as an instructor in courses involving the surgical management of fractures sponsored by the AO/ASIF Fracture Foundation.

Clinical Areas

John M. Diveris, M.D.

John M. Diveris is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and the treatment of knee and shoulder problems. He earned his medical degree and completed his orthopedic residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. After five years of private practice, Dr. Diveris completed his fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine at the Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic in Knoxville, Tennessee.

During this fellowship, he was responsible for assisting in the coverage of all the athletic teams at the University of Tennessee in the prestigious Southeastern Athletic Conference (SEC). This fellowship focused on reconstructive surgery of the knee and shoulder, as well as the management of the full spectrum of orthopedic injuries involved with all of the NCAA Division I athletes at the university.

Dr. Diveris has a special interest in total and partial knee replacement, rotator cuff repairs, and arthroscopic treatment of disorders of the knee and shoulders, including ACL reconstructions and rotator cuff repairs. He is the only orthopedic surgeon in the Northwest Indiana region who is a member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), and the American Association of Hip/Knee Surgeons (AAHKS). He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Dr. Diveris has been a faculty member for continuing medical education in arthroscopy at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Illinois, involving hands-on instruction in the laboratories there. He has also served as an instructor in courses involving the surgical management of fractures sponsored by the AO/ASIF Fracture Foundation.

Clinical Areas

  • Rotator Cuff Surgeries
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Ligament Injuries:
    • Cruciate (Anterior & Posterior: ACL/PCL)
    • Collateral (Medial & Lateral: MCL/LCL)
  • Elbow injuries/ pain
  • Partial Knee Replacements
  • Total Knee Replacements
  • Knee injuries/pain
  • Shoulder injuries/pain
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries/pain

Samuel Mauricio Cordova, OTC, PA-C,

Sammy is a NCCPA Board Certified Physician Assistant with over twenty years of Orthopedic (Trauma, Joint, Spine, Hand, Foot and Ankle) and Sports Medicine experience. He graduated from the Orthopedic Technician training program at Cook County Hospital in 1997. Sammy worked as an Ortho Tech at Mount Sinai Hospital (Level I Trauma Center) in Chicago from 1997-2000.  During that time, he went to night school to complete prerequisites needed to apply for the Physician Assistant Program at Malcolm X College / Cook County Hospital.  In 2000, he was accepted into the Physician Assistant Program and completed the program in 2003. He then began working in the Orthopedic Department at Provident Hospital of Cook County, where he received training in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery, and Spine.  In 2007, he joined the Orthopedic Private sector to further his training in Orthopedic Trauma and Spine surgery.

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