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.