Dr. Luke Macyszyn is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Orthopedics at UCLA and Associate Program Director of the Neurosurgery Training Program. He is a fellowship trained neurosurgeon that specializes in the surgical treatment of complex spinal disorders such as scoliosis, spinal deformities, and spine tumors in children as well as adults.
Dr. Macyszyn is the director of the Complex Spinal Disorders and Deformity Research Program and has authored/coauthored several publications and book chapters on neurological surgery, spine surgery, and image analysis. He travels internationally to lecture, has been featured on the Today show, and has been selected for inclusion on the Southern California Super Doctors® Rising Star list.
Dr. Macyszyn received his undergraduate degree in Biology and Psychology from Cornell University. He subsequently earned his medical degree from Boston University where he graduated with AOA honors. Dr. Macyszyn completed his neurosurgical training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and completed a clinical fellowship in spinal deformity surgery at the Shriners Hospital of Philadelphia.
Dr. Macyszyn is a passionate clinician-scientist dedicated to improving the care of patients with spinal disorders using traditional as well as cutting edge minimally invasive techniques.