James Goris, MD

Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement Specialist & General Orthopaedic located in Evansville, IN & Newburgh, IN

About Dr. Goris

James Goris, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained, orthopaedic surgeon practicing at Orthopaedic Associates, Inc, which has locations in Henderson, Kentucky, and Newburgh and Evansville, Indiana. He was raised in Logansport, Indiana, and moved to the Evansville area in 1996. He has been treating patients at Orthopaedic Associates since August of 1996. 

Dr. Goris completed his undergraduate work at Indiana University and joined the elite group of students allowed to advance to medical school after only three years. Dr. Goris continued to excel and graduated from Indiana University Medical School with high honors in 1990. Post-graduation, he began a five-year residency program at Indiana University Hospitals with completion in 1995.

He undertook fellowship training in arthroscopy and sports medicine at the University of Wisconsin. This fellowship program was an optional extra year of training beyond residency that concentrated on surgical and nonsurgical management of athletic injuries, primarily focusing on the knee and shoulder.

His surgical interests include ACL reconstruction, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, and rotator cuff repair. Other special interests include total hip, knee, and shoulder joint replacement surgeries. Additionally, he has been performing limited incision partial knee replacements for fifteen years. Dr. Goris has extensive surgical experience. In 2017, he performed more than 600 outpatient surgeries and over 250 joint replacements. Despite his surgical expertise, Dr. Goris finds great satisfaction in improving patients’ lives without surgery.

To diversify his knowledge, Dr. Goris was given the opportunity to work with various sports teams, including the Indianapolis Colts, Wisconsin Badgers, University of Southern Indiana Eagles, University of Evansville Purple Aces, and multiple surrounding high school teams.

Dr. Goris is happily married to his wife, Lori, and they are proud parents to five kids. Dr. Goris is a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. He also has children attending Memorial High School, where they compete on soccer and swim teams. Dr. Goris enjoys spending time with his family, especially at Lake Barkley and on vacation. He also enjoys golfing, cycling, and running.

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James Goris, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained, orthopaedic surgeon practicing at Orthopaedic Associates, Inc, which has locations in Henderson, Kentucky, and Newburgh and Evansville, Indiana. He was raised in Logansport, Indiana, and moved to the Evansville area in 1996. He has been treating patients at Orthopaedic Associates since August of 1996. 

Dr. Goris completed his undergraduate work at Indiana University and joined the elite group of students allowed to advance to medical school after only three years. Dr. Goris continued to excel and graduated from Indiana University Medical School with high honors in 1990. Post-graduation, he began a five-year residency program at Indiana University Hospitals with completion in 1995.

He undertook fellowship training in arthroscopy and sports medicine at the University of Wisconsin. This fellowship program was an optional extra year of training beyond residency that concentrated on surgical and nonsurgical management of athletic injuries, primarily focusing on the knee and shoulder.

His surgical interests include ACL reconstruction, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, and rotator cuff repair. Other special interests include total hip, knee, and shoulder joint replacement surgeries. Additionally, he has been performing limited incision partial knee replacements for fifteen years. Dr. Goris has extensive surgical experience. In 2017, he performed more than 600 outpatient surgeries and over 250 joint replacements. Despite his surgical expertise, Dr. Goris finds great satisfaction in improving patients’ lives without surgery.

To diversify his knowledge, Dr. Goris was given the opportunity to work with various sports teams, including the Indianapolis Colts, Wisconsin Badgers, University of Southern Indiana Eagles, University of Evansville Purple Aces, and multiple surrounding high school teams.

Dr. Goris is happily married to his wife, Lori, and they are proud parents to five kids. Dr. Goris is a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. He also has children attending Memorial High School, where they compete on soccer and swim teams. Dr. Goris enjoys spending time with his family, especially at Lake Barkley and on vacation. He also enjoys golfing, cycling, and running.


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