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Howard J. Luks, M.D. '91, M.S. '90

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Medicine


Howard J. Luks, M.D. ’91, M.S. ’90, is assistant professor of orthopedic surgery and chief of sports medicine and arthroscopy at University Orthopedics, PC. He is board certified in sports medicine and has been named as one of the top Sports Medicine Physicians in the United States, by U.S. News and World Report. He has also been named as one of the Top 10 “Social Healthmakers” for Osteoarthritis. Dr. Luks has been named one of the top Sports Medicine Physicians in New York for nearly 10 years in a row and was named one of Twitter’s Top Ten Doctors and serves as an Advisory Board Member of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media.

Industry Expertise:

  • Education/Learning
  • Health and Wellness
  • Health Care - Providers
  • Health Care - Services
  • Medical Equipment / Supplies / Distribution
  • Medical/Dental Practice
  • Social Media
  • Research

Areas of Expertise:

Clinical Research, Orthopedic Rehabilitation, cyber Medicine, Heathcare Management, Medical Education, Social Media Marketing, Orthopedic Disorders including shoulder – advanced arthroscopic reconstruction, knee –advanced arthroscopic reconstruction, computer navigated, minimally invasive replacements, meniscus repairs, elbow, ankle and cartilage regeneration or replacement


M.D., 1991: NYMC School of Medicine
M.S., 1990: NYMC Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences
B.S., Chemistry 1985: Muhlenberg College


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education


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