Keith Pitchford, DO

Keith Pitchford, DO

Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine

Dr. Pitchford is founder, president and CEO of Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, P.C. In addition to his private practice as an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Pitchford is Adjunct Assistant Professor for Orthopedic Surgery at Midwestern University and team physician for the Gary SouthShore Railcats and the Chi-Town Shooters. He completed a sports medicine fellowship with renowned surgeon Dr. Bernard Cahill at the University of Illinois, before accepting a position as staff orthopedic surgeon at Sports Med-Wheaton Orthopedics, during which time he was orthopedic consultant to the Illinois High School Association. In addition to his ongoing orthopedic lectures to residents at Midwestern University, Dr. Pitchford has written numerous papers and has been the featured speaker at seminars on the topic of sports medicine, treatments & injury prevention.

Office Locations

Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, P.C.
9615 Keilman Street
St. John, IN 46373

1129 Merrillville Road
Crown Point, IN 46307


  • Medical – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
  • Internship Hospital – Midwestern University
  • Residency – Midwestern University
  • Board Fellowship – University of Illinois

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Areas of Specialty

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Hand, Elbow, Hip, Knee, Leg
  • Ankle & Foot Fractures
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Dislocation Treatments
  • Knee Athroscopy & Replacement
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation

Specialty Procedures

Academic Appointment