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American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

shoulder and elbow Specialist

B. Israel Yahuaca, M.D.

B. Israel Yahuaca, M.D.

fellowship-trained & board certified Shoulder & elbow surgeon

Dr. B. Israel Yahuaca is a fellowship-trained orthopedic shoulder surgeon serving patients in Michigan City, Indiana. He has undergone extensive surgical training and specializes in treating injuries and conditions of the shoulder and elbow, as well as the wrist, hand, ankle, and knee. Dr. Yahuaca also treats traumatic orthopedic injuries, such as fractures.

  •  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Shoulder And Elbow Surgeons
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
Patient Review stars

Patient Reviews

  • Dr. Yahuaca took time to explain an injury with visual models, answered all of our questions, and has an easy-going bedside manner. His assistant, Son...

    ~ Andrew W ~

  • Dr.Yahuaca is a caring person, that alone says a lot. We had no idea who he was or how good of a doctor he was when my grandson broke both of his wris...

    ~ Janet H ~

  • That was awesome. I was treated the best ever. Office people, Dr, nurses and all could not be any better.

    ~ Janice J ~

What’s New in Arthroscopic surgery

Shoulder Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical procedure performed for joint problems. Shoulder arthroscopy is performed using a pencil-sized instrument called an arthroscope.

What’s New in shoulder replacement

Shoulder joint replacement is a surgical procedure to replace damaged bone surfaces with artificial components to relieve pain and improve functional ability in the shoulder joint.

Latest News

Latest News Dr. B. Israel Yahuaca Earns Staff-Nominated Award at Franciscan Health

Dr. B. Israel Yahuaca Earns Staff-Nominated Award at Franciscan Health

Every year, coinciding with National Doctors’ Day, the patient care staff at Franciscan Health...

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  • Shoulder Replacement
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    Published on May 23, 2022

    Shoulder replacement can be a same day in and out procedure. Take a listen and see if you would be a candidate for outpatient Shoulder replacement.

  • Joint Replacement Surgeries
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    Published on May 19, 2022

    Great weeks worth of joint replacement surgeries. Anatomic , reverse, & before/after of a revision reverse. It's not work when you're having fun! Have a great weekend!

  • Shoulder Arthroplasty
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    Published on May 06, 2022

    Money talks. You can't argue with this function. This is a 1 yr follow up of a @enovismedtech reverse shoulder arthroplasty. Gotta love when you can see the patient's

Michigan City Office
1225 E Coolspring Ave
Suite 200, Michigan City, IN 46360

Chesterton Office
770 Indian Boundary Road
Suite 202, Chesterton, IN 46304

Mon - Thur: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Fri: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Sat & Sun Closed