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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.

One comment on “Is Surgery For a Degenerative Knee Successful? Getting the Story Right.

  • Dr Luks – Do you have data to support your assertions? I agree that the NY Times article is misleading, but in order to counteract this, we need quality data. -Mark Deitch, MD, MBA

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