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Michael T. Lu, MD –Shoulder and Elbow Specialist

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Phone: 732-283-2663

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Woodbridge

About Dr. Lu

Dr. Michael Lu is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. Before coming to University Orthopaedic Associates, Dr. Lu co-founded Garden State Bone and Joint in Woodbridge. He is a clinical assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Rutgers University – New Jersey School of Medicine.

Dr. Lu earned his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, and completed both an internship and residency at Rutgers University – New Jersey School of Medicine. He then completed a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Lu is a member of:

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

In addition to being an active researcher, Dr. Lu has been lauded many times in his career. Some of his awards include:

  • Alfred F. Behrens Outstanding Resident Award
  • Frederick F. Buechel, Sr. Award for Resident Research
  • Outstanding Resident Research Award, NJMS Dept. of Orthopaedics
  • Starr Foundation Scholar
  • Dean’s List at Temple University

Publications and Presentations

Publications

Blake, MH, Lu MT, Shulman BS, Glaser DL, Huffman GR.  Arthroscopic cortical button stabilization of isolated acute Neer type 2 fractures of the distal clavicle.  Orthopedics 2017; 40(6):e1050-e1054.

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 2012; 26:226-228.

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.

Goldfarb CA, Borrelli J, Lu M, Ricci WM. A prospective evaluation of patients with isolated orthopedic injuries transferred to a Level I trauma center. J Orthop Trauma 2006; 20:613-617.

Lu MT, Gehrmann RM, Mace A, Wearden S, Dawson C, Jones DL. Comparison of lateral versus posterior subacromial injections for accuracy and pain relief in patients with impingement syndrome. Manuscript completed.

Lu MT, Adams MR, Gehrmann RM. Effect of posterior capsular contracture release on subacromial space pressures in a cadaveric model. Manuscript submitted.

Lu MT, Gehrmann RM, Tan V. Superior escape of the shoulder: A case report. Manuscript submitted.

Textbook Chapters

Lu MT, Abboud JA. Management of Chronic Glenohumeral Dislocations. In Disorders of the Shoulder: Diagnosis and Management edited by Iannotti, Miniaci, Williams, and Zuckerman, 3rd Edition.  Wolters Kluwer, 2013.

Multimedia Presentations

Lu MT, Glaser DL. Surgical management of glenohumeral arthritis.  Vindico Medical Education.  www.vindicomeded.com

Presentations

Lu MT, Glaser DL, Huffman GR. Arthroscopically assisted fixation of unstable distal third clavicle fractures. AO North America: Challenges in Fracture Care Across Disciplines 2012. Orlando, FL

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

Lu MT, Adams MR, Gehrmann RM. Effect of posterior capsular contracture release on subacromial space pressures in a cadaveric model. Orthopaedic Surgery and Trauma Society Annual Meeting 2010. Cozumel, Mexico.

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. New Orleans, LA.

Lu MT, Adams MR, Gehrmann RM. Effect of posterior capsular contracture release on subacromial space pressures in a cadaveric model. New Jersey Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting 2009. Somerset, NJ.

Lu MT, Tan V. Axial forearm instability. New Jersey Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting 2007. Somerset, NJ.

 
Lu MT, Glaser DL, Huffman GR. Arthroscopically assisted fixation of unstable distal third clavicle fractures. Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting 2012. Orlando, FL.
Lu MT, Adams MR, Gehrmann RM. Effect of posterior capsular contracture release on subacromial space pressures in a cadaveric model. Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting 2012. Orlando, FL.
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