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Howard J. Luks, MD

Howard J. Luks, MD

A Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon in Hawthorne, NY. Dr. Howard Luks specializes in the treatment of the shoulder, knee, elbow, and ankle. He has a very "social" patient centric approach and believes that the more you understand about your issue, the more informed your decisions will be. Ultimately your treatments and his recommendations will be based on proper communications, proper understanding, and shared decision-making principles – all geared to improve your quality of life.

2 comments on “Ambulatory – Same Day Knee Replacement?

  • I am a physical therapist who is S/P 2 makoplasties 6 years ago. One has failed and there was a 3mm hole in my left lateral tibia. I am now 2.5 weeks post revision. Please discuss with your readers the differences in the surgical procedures and the increased rehab time needed post revision. Pain inhibition has prevented me, until today, from performing SR and a SAQ

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