Dr. Wayne Luchetti, MD, is chief of staff and co-chair of the Department of Orthopedics.
Dr. Luchetti graduated valedictorian from King's College with a BS in biology. He then graduated from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1993. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Pennsylvania, where he published and served as co-author on multiple basic science and clinical papers.
After residency training, Dr. Luchetti completed an in-depth sports medicine fellowship at the Southern California Center for Sports Medicine in Long Beach. The fellowship included a focused training in knee replacement surgery. Dr. Luchetti is board certified in orthopedic surgery.
Dr. Luchetti holds the distinction of being one of the few orthopedic surgeons in the Lehigh Valley to have a Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopedic Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He has extensive experience treating athletes at the high school and college level. Dr. Luchetti has been the team physician at Lehigh University since 2002 and also serves as the team physician at Nazareth High School.
Dr. Luchetti has in-depth training in knee replacements and specializes in all knee and shoulder surgeries. As a former athlete, Dr. Luchetti strives to return his patients back to sports as quickly and safely as possible.
Outside of the office, Dr. Luchetti is active in youth athletics as a coach for his three daughters' numerous sports activities.