Brian Evanson, MD, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at North Point Orthopaedics in Munster, Crown Point, and Valparaiso, Indiana. He is fellowship-trained in the hand and upper extremity, specializing in hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder surgery.
For his undergraduate degree, Dr. Evanson attended Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He then completed his medical school education at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, followed by his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Toledo in Ohio. He pursued his fellowship training in Milwaukee at the Medical College of Wisconsin to further specialize in hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder surgery. He has invested his time in learning the art of medicine and the refined skills of surgery and microsurgery throughout his education.
He is certified in microsurgery, has authored chapters in orthopaedic textbooks and multiple peer-reviewed articles, and has given numerous presentations both within the academic world and for patients in his local community. He continues to pursue new and cutting-edge technology, remaining up to date on novel treatment options in orthopaedics.
Dr. Evanson’s goal is to listen to his patients' concerns and establish a treatment plan, either operative or non-operative, that will improve their quality of life and return them to the activities they enjoy. Dr. Evanson believes honesty, good communication, and being personable are the strengths of his practice. He will work to develop a treatment plan grounded solidly in evidence-based medicine.
Being a native of Northwest Indiana, Dr. Evanson is excited to be able to help those in the community where he grew up and is now raising his family. He is a graduate of Lake Central High School, where he played soccer and golf. He most recently lived in Minnesota before moving back to Indiana. He enjoys cheering for the Green Bay Packers, playing as much golf as weather permits, and spending time with his family in his free time. Being a dad to four phenomenal kids keeps him busy and leaves him grateful. His family is his greatest joy.
Dr. Evanson is excited to be able to give back to the community that gave him so many fond memories. He looks forward to partnering with patients in their health journeys to get them back to doing what they love most. He is a proud member of North Point Orthopedics and is thrilled to be a part of a team that supports one another as they strive to provide excellent patient care.