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Michael T. Lu, MD

Dr. Lu, a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, and
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.

 

College

  • Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
    • Honors Program; Summa cum laude

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

Recent 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.

Recent 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 Certified

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellow, American Academy 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
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