Doctor Biography: Michael T. Lu, MD

Michael Lu, MD

Dr. Lu, MD
Board Certified: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

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Medical School

Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Internship

General surgery, Rutgers University - New Jersey Medical School

Residency

Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers University - New Jersey Medical School

Fellowship

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Arthroscopy Association of North America
Mid-Atlantic Shoulder and Elbow Society

Publications

Lu MT, Abboud JA. Subacromial osteochondroma presenting as an unusual cause of impingement: A case report and literature review. Orthop 2011; 34:e581-583.

Lu MT, Glaser DL, Huffman GR. Arthroscopically assisted fixation of unstable distal third clavicle fractures. U Penn Orthop J 2010; 21:36-40. Seigerman DA, Choung EW, Yoon RS, Lu MT, Frank MA, Gaines RJ, Liporace FA.

Identification of the radial nerve during the posterior approach to the humerus: A cadaveric study. J Orthop Trauma 2011.

Presentations

Lu MT, Glaser DL, Huffman GR. Arthroscopically assisted fixation of unstable distal third clavicle fractures. Phoenix Shoulder and Elbow Biennial Meeting 2011. Podium presentation. Orlando, FL.

Lu MT, Adams MR, Gehrmann RM. Effect of posterior capsular contracture release on subacromial space pressures in a cadaveric model. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting 2010. Podium presentation. New Orleans, LA.

Awards and Honors

Alfred F. Behrens Outstanding Resident Award
Frederick F. Buechel, Sr. Award for Resident Research
Outstanding Resident Research – New Jersey Medical School Department of Orthopaedics

Board Certification

Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Attending Physician

Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy, NJ
Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge, NJ
JFK Medical Center, Edison NJ
Rutgers University - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Biography

Dr. Lu, a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, and he completed his residency at Rutgers University - New Jersey Medical School.

Dr. Lu completed a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the Mid-Atlantic Shoulder and Elbow Society.

Dr. Lu has authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and multimedia presentations. He has been awarded numerous honors for his ongoing clinical research, which he has also presented at both national and international orthopaedic conferences.

In addition to general orthopaedics, he specializes in all aspects of shoulder and elbow surgery, including fracture care, joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery. He is currently a clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics at Rutgers University - New Jersey Medical School.

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