Luke S. Austin, M.D.

Luke S. Austin, M.D.
Dr. Luke Austin is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. He is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and specializes in shoulder and elbow injuries. His focus is on arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery, joint replacement, and fracture care of the upper extremity.

He has authored numerous book chapters and articles in orthopaedic journals and has presented his research nationally and internationally.

Education
  • BS, University of Georgia
  • MD, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Residency, Orthopaedics, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellowship, Shoulder and Elbow, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Titles & Certifications
  • Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Jefferson Medical College
  • Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • AtlantiCare Regional Medical Centers
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Kennedy Health System
Professional Associations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Candidate Member
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Orthopedic Education Committee
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Society
  • Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society

Conor Luskin, PA-C

Conor is a Certified Physician Assistant. He graduated from the Philadelphia College ofOsteopathic Medicine Physician Assistant program. Conor also received a Bachelor of Science inRehabilitation Science from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to coming to The Rothman Institutehe worked as a physician assistant in an emergency department in Pennsylvania.
Conor works closely with Dr. Luke Austin in both the Egg Harbor Township office and the Washington Township office.

Selected Presentations

  • Grant E. Garrigues, MD; Peter Johnston, MD; Matthew D. Pepe, MD; Bradford S. Tucker, MD; Matthew L. Ramsey, MD; Luke Austin, MD. Hemiarthroplasty versus Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty for Acute Proximal Humerus Fractures in the Elderly. POS, Fontainebleau, FD, April 20-21, 2012, Poster Presentation
     
  • Luke Austin, Jason Nydick, Eward Chang, Benjamin Zmistowski, Mark Lazarus. Isolated Subscapularis Repair in the face of Irreparable Posterosuperior Cuff Tears. POS, Fontainebleau, FD, April 20-21, 2012, Poster Presentation
     
  • Luke S. Austin, MD, Michael J. O’Brien, MD, Benjamin Zmistowski, BS, Eric T. Ricchetti, MD, John M. Fenlin, Jr., MD. Additional X-Ray Views Increase Decision to Treat Clavical Fractures Surgically. Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society. Philadelphia, PA, October 21, 2011. Podium Presentation.
     
  • Gillespie RJ, Garrigues GE, Kraeutler M, Chang E, Crabtree GS, Austin L, Williams GR. A Comparison of Radiologic Outcomes following Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty through a Deltopectoral versus an Anterosuperior Approach AAOS, San Francisco, CA. 2012. Podium Presentation (accepted)
     
  • Grant E. Garrigues, MD; Peter Johnston, MD; Matthew D. Pepe, MD; Bradford S. Tucker, MD; Matthew L. Ramsey, MD; Luke Austin, MD. Hemiarthroplasty versus Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty for Acute Proximal Humerus Fractures in the Elderly. ASES, Closed Meeting. 2011. Podium Presentation
     
  • Mark Lazarus, Luke Austin, Jason Nydick, Eward Chang, Benjamin Zmistowski. Isolated Subscapularis Repair in the face of Irreparable Posterosuperior Cuff Tears. ASES, Open Meeting. San Diego, CA, February 19th, 2011. Podium Presentation
     
  • Luke Austin, Benjamin Zmistowski, Edward Chang, Gerald Williams Jr. "Is Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty a Reasonable Alternative for Revision Arthroplasty?" AAOS, San Diego, CA, February 15-19th, 2011. Poster Presentation.
     
  • Michael C. Ciccotti, Matthew J. Kraeutler, Ashwin Rangavajjula, Ben Zmistowski, Luke Austin, Steven Cohen, Michael G. Ciccotti. The Incidence Of Articular Cartilage Changes In The Knee Joint With Increasing Age In Patients Undergoing Arthroscopy For Meniscal Pathology. EOA. Podium Presentation.
     
  • Michael C. Ciccotti, Matthew J. Kraeutler, Ashwin Rangavajjula, Ben Zmistowski, Luke Austin, Steven Cohen, Michael G. Ciccotti. The Incidence Of Articular Cartilage Changes In The Knee Joint With Increasing Age In Patients Undergoing Arthroscopy For Meniscal Pathology. ISAKOS. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. May 15-19, 2011. Poster Presentation.
     
  • Luke S. Austin, MD, Michael J. O’Brien, MD, Benjamin Zmistowski, BS, Eric T. Ricchetti, MD, John M. Fenlin, Jr., MD. Additional X-Ray Views Increase Decision to Treat Clavical Fractures Surgically. American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, Closed Meeting. (ASES) Scottsdale, AZ, October 20-23, 2010. Podium Presentation.
     
  • Luke Austin, Benjamin Zmistowski, Edward Chang, Gerald Williams Jr. "Is Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty a Reasonable Alternative for Revision Arthroplasty?" International Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ICSES). Edenborg, Scotland. Sept 4-8, 2010. Poster Presentation.
     
  • Zmistowski Benjamin, Austin Luke, Pepe Matthew, Tucker Bradford. Arthroscopic Glenoid Resurfacing with Lateral Meniscus Allograft to Treat the Young, Active Patient. Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting. Hollywood, Florida, May 20 – 23, 2010. Poster Presentation.
     
  • Austin L, Lazarus M. Variables Influencing Successful Distal Biceps Repair. Jefferson Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 7 – 8, 2009. Podium Presentation.
     
  • Lazarus M, Austin L. Variables Influencing Successful Distal Biceps Repair. American Shoulder and Elbow Society closed meeting. 2007. Podium Presentation.
     
  • Austin L, Ropiak R, Porat MD, Pulido L, Parvizi J, Viscusi ER, Rothman RH. Hypoxia after Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Problem on the Rise. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons AAOS, San Diego, California, February 14 – 18, 2007. Poster Presentation.
     
  • Parvizi J, Pulido L, Austin L, Williams M, Woldzimierz G, Rothman RH, Grossman S. Management of Hypoxia Following Total Joint Arthroplasty. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons AAOS, San Diego, California, February 14 - 18 2007. Scientific Exhibit.
     
  • Austin L, Ropiak R, Porat MD, Pulido L, Parvizi J, Viscusi ER, Rothman RH. Hypoxia after Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Problem on the Rise. Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society POS, Philadelphia Pennsylvania , November 16 - 17 2006. Podium Presentation.

 

 

Books/ Book Chapters

  • Luke Austin, Gerald Williams, Joseph Iannotti: Biomechanics of the Glenohumeral Joint: Influence on Shoulder Arthroplasty. Disorders of the Shoulder: Diagnosis and Management. Joseph Iannotti (ed), Gerald Williams Jr.(ed). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (Vol 3, Awaiting Print)
     
  • Luke Austin, Gerald Williams, Joseph Iannotti: Biomechanics of the Glenohumeral Joint: Influence on Shoulder Arthroplasty. Unconstrained Prosthetic Arthroplasty for Glenohumeral Arthritis with an Intact or Repairable Rotator Cuff: Indications, Techniques, and Results. Disorders of the Shoulder: Diagnosis and Management.  Joseph Iannotti (ed), Gerald Williams Jr.(ed). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (Vol 3, Awaiting Print)
     
  • Austin LS, Grauer JN, Hilibrand AS: Primary and Metastatic Spinal Tumors. Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Spine. Alexander R. Vaccaro(ed). St. Louis: Mosby, c2000
 

 

Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

 

  • Grant E. Garrigues, MD; Peter Johnston, MD; Matthew D. Pepe, MD; Bradford S. Tucker, MD; Matthew L. Ramsey, MD; Luke Austin, MD. Hemiarthroplasty versus Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty for Acute Proximal Humerus Fractures in the Elderly. (Accepted Orthopaedics)
     
  • Luke Austin MD, Benjamin Zmistowski BS, Jason Nydick DO, Edward Chang MD, Mark Lazarus, MD. Outcomes of Isolated Subscapularis Repair and Greater-Tuberoplasty for the Treatment of Massive Anterior-Superior Rotator Cuff Tears. (Submitted JSES)
     
  • Luke S. Austin, MD; Michael O’Brien, MD; Benjamin Zmistowski, BS; Eric Ricchetti, MD; John M. Fenlin, Jr., MD. Additional X-Ray Views Increase Decision to Treat Clavicular Fractures Surgically. JSES. 2011, Nov 18th.
     
  • Michael C. Ciccotti, Matthew J. Kraeutler, Ashwin Rangavajjula, Ben Zmistowski, Luke Austin, Steven Cohen, Michael G. Ciccotti. The prevalence of articular cartilage changes in the knee joint with increasing age in patients undergoing arthroscopy for meniscal pathology. (Accepted Arthroscopy)
     
  • MV Mishra MD; L Austin MD; J Parvizi MD; M Ramsey MD; TN Showalter MD. Safety and efficacy of radiation therapy as secondary prophylaxis for heterotopic ossification of non-hip joints. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 2011 June;55(3):333-336.
     
  • Luke Austin, Benjamin Zmistowski, Edward Chang, Gerald Williams Jr. "Is Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty a Reasonable Alternative for Revision Arthroplasty?" Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Nov 30. [Epub ahead of print] 
     
  • Austin L, Zmistowski B, Tucker B, Hetrick R, Curry P, Williams G Jr. Commercial liquid bags as a potential source of venous air embolism in shoulder arthroscopy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Sep;92(11):2110-4.
     
  • Zmistowski B, Austin L, Ciccotti M, Ricchetti E, Williams G Jr. Fatal venous air embolism during shoulder arthroscopy: a case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Sep;92(11):2125-7.
     
  • Eichenbaum Matthew D; Austin Luke S; Raikin Steven M. Chronic Ankle Pain Secondary to Talus Partitus: Two Case Reports. Foot and Ankle International. 31(3):247-50, March 2010.
     
  • Austin Luke, Mathur Moses, Simpson Elizabeth, Lazarus Mark. Variables Influencing Successful Distal Biceps Repair. Orthopedics. 32:88, February 2009.
     
  • Austin L, Pulido L, Ropiak R, Porat MD, Joshi A, Parvizi J, Rothman RH. Hypoxemia after Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Problem on the Rise. The Journal of Arthroplasty. 23:1016-1021, 2008.
     
  • Kornelis A. Poelstra, Luke Austin, James Zaslavsky, Peter G. Wang, Alpesh A. Patel. Animal Models of Spine Fusion and Low Back Pain. Current Opinion in Orthopaedics. 17:214-221, 2006.
     
  • Vaccaro AR. Baron EM. Sanfilippo J. Jacoby S. Steuve J. Grossman E. DiPaola M. Ranier P. Austin L. Ropiak R. Ciminello M. Okafor C. Eichenbaum M. Rapuri V. Smith E. Orozco F. Ugolini P. Fletcher M. Minnich J. Goldberg G. Wilsey J. Lee JY. Lim MR. Burns A. Marino R. DiPaola C. Zeiller L. Zeiler SC. Harrop J. Anderson DG. Albert TJ. Hilibrand AS. Reliability of a novel classification system for thoracolumbar injuries: the Thoracolumbar Injury Severity Score. Spine. 31(11 Suppl):S62-9; discussion S104, 2006 May 15.

 

 

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