Dr. Howard Luks, MD

Dr. Howard Luks, MD

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Age 55
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Dr. Howard Luks, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Hawthorne, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

19 Bradhurst Ave # 1300N

Hawthorne, NY 10532

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Luks' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Luks treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Luks treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Luks treats Joint Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Luks treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Luks treats Knee Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Luks treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Luks' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bi-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Cartilage Implantation
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Image-Guided Knee Replacement
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Multi-Ligament Knee Reconstruction
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Radial Nerve Entrapment
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

Welcome, Im Howard Luks, a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with offices in Westchester and Dutchess Counties. You will be educated, your quality of life will be given significant priority in determining what next steps will be offered; you and I a...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1997
Hospital For Joint Diseases
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1992
Long Island Jewish Med Center
Internship Hospital
1991
New York Medical College
Medical School
1985
Muhlenberg College
Undergraduate School
1997
1996
1992
1991
1985

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • US News and World Report: One of Americas leading Sports Medicine Physicians, -
  • Westchester County : One of the top 5 Sports Medicine Physicians, -

Dr. Luks' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Luks

4.7

Based on 40 reviews

5 Stars
90%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
7.5%
(3)

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Very unhappy.Never took a exray of my knees in 5 years.Just gave me jell injections.zi went for a second opinion and she took exrays of my knees Said i have severe arthritis and bone on bone and need a knee Replacement asap.Very angry in pain every day and night. I am reporting him to the Medical...Read More
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Dr. Luks is great at taking the right course after asking good questions and listening. He is focused on me and not distracted, and will use different techniques to assess a situation. He is also excellent at explaining his thinking and helping me understand more about the problem I'm having.
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He performed my second knee replacement and yes i will say it was painful but Dr. Luks did his job to make sure i was comfortable..He takes very good care of his patients.. He's a very smart Doctor and knows what he's talking about. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs an orthopedic...Read More
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