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Tyler C. Miller, M.D.

Hand, Wrist, Elbow, Shoulder, Orthopedic Trauma, Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, Nerve Injury

Dr. Tyler Miller is a fellowship-trained hand, wrist, and upper extremity surgeon. He has extensive surgical and nonsurgical training offering the highest level of care. Following his undergraduate studies, he completed a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, studying the biology and immunology of cancer. His time in clinical research provided an early appreciation for the practice of evidence-based medicine and the desire to continually improve the lives of the individuals he treats.

After earning his Doctor of Medicine degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, he completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. There, he was trained in all aspects of musculoskeletal care including complex upper and lower extremity fractures at a level one trauma center, treated patients with athletic injuries alongside physicians of professional sports teams, and cared for pediatric injuries in children of all ages.

He went on to receive additional, intensive training in hand and microvascular surgery through an exclusive fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois. This specialty training provided the opportunity to work with nationally recognized surgeons on all conditions from the shoulder to the fingertips. His expertise includes:

  • Hand and upper extremity fractures
  • Tendon injuries & disorders
  • Nerve injuries & disorders, such as carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Trigger finger
  • Sports injuries
  • Arthritis of the hand, wrist, and upper extremity

As a native of Valparaiso, Dr. Miller takes great pleasure in being able to return and care for individuals in and around the community he grew up in. In his practice, he is dedicated to helping patients get relief and regain function after an injury or condition has impacted their lives. He strives to ensure that each patient has a thorough understanding of their condition and their treatment options, and he works closely with them through the decision-making process in developing the best care plan for each individual.

Dr. Miller is available to see patients at our Crown Point and Munster offices.


    Education & Training

    • Bachelor of Arts in Biology: University of Montana, Missoula, MT
    • Tumor Immunology Research Fellowship: National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
    • Doctor of Medicine: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
    • Orthopedic Surgery Internship and Residency: University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 
    • Hand Surgery Fellowship: Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

    Professional Associations

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Franciscan Health Crown Point
    • Franciscan Health Dyer
    • Franciscan Health Hammond
    • Franciscan Health Munster
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