Luke Macyszyn, MD

Luke Macyszyn, MD

Spine Surgery| Neurosurgery
Accepting new patients
Primary Location
Spine Center
1131 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 100
Santa Monica, California 90401


Dr. Luke Macyszyn is a Board Certified, 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. He is also an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology, and Orthopedics at UCLA and the Associate Program Director of the Neurosurgery Training Program.

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.

Patient Stories



Polish, English


Medical Board Certification

Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery, 2020


Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2014


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2015


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2009


Boston University School of Medicine, MD, 2008


Santa Monica

Spine Center

Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine| Spinal Cord Injury Medicine| Spine Surgery +1 more

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Spine deformities
Spine tumor
Spine fusion
Spine injury


Adolescent Scoliosis


Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2022