Luke Oh, MD
Sports Medicine Surgeon, Official Orthopedic Team Physician of the Orlando Magic
† Member of Rothman Orthopaedics
Dr. Luke Oh is a practicing surgeon, medical educator, research scientist, entrepreneur and innovator. He is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a Subspecialty Certificate in Sports Medicine and currently serves as the Orthopaedic Team Physician for the Orlando Magic. After residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Dr. Oh completed multiple subspecialty fellowships including Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at Massachusetts General Hospital, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, and an apprenticeship with Dr. James Andrews to master the techniques for Tommy John surgery for professional baseball players.
His clinical and research interests include treatment of shoulder and elbow injuries in the throwing athlete, rotator cuff tears, ACL rupture, meniscus tears, and osteochondritis dissecans. Dr. Oh's current research includes: 1) artificial intelligence for diagnosis and treatment in orthopaedics, 2) biomechanical investigation of various surgical techniques, and 3) tissue engineering to improve healing of the rotator cuff, biceps, ACL, and meniscus.
He served as team physician and/or consultant for a number of high school, collegiate and professional sports teams including the New England Patriots, the Boston Red Sox and the Boston Bruins. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, as well as the Arthroscopy Association of North America among others.
Dr. Oh's clinical reputation and cutting-edge research have garnered national and international recognition. In 2018, the New England Baseball Journal named Dr. Oh in their Most Influential People list. His research team also won the ESSKA Best Upper Extremity Paper that year. In 2016, he was awarded the ICSES Best Oral Poster Presentation Award for research on shoulder and elbow biomechanics of the softball fastpitch. In 2015, Dr. Oh was one of three surgeons selected for the AOSSM Traveling Fellowship to Asia. In 2010, Dr. Oh won the ASES Mel Post Award for Excellence in Clinical Research. In 2009, he was a member of the MGH research team that received the AOSSM O'Donoghue Sports Injury Award for a biomechanical study of ligament reconstruction on knee joint function.