Skip to Content
Luke Funk, MD, MPH

Contact Dr. Funk

E-mail:
funk@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 263-1036

Mail:
600 HIGHLAND AVE
MC 7375
MADISON, WI 53792-0001

Luke Funk, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Director of MIS Research
Division of Minimally Invasive, Foregut and Bariatric Surgery
Divisions of General Surgery

Education

  • MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, 2005
  • MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2009
  • General Surgery Residency, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2012
  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, 2013

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Funk is fellowship trained in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery and is board certified in General Surgery. He is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons. He specializes in minimally invasive techniques for bariatric and metabolic surgery, esophageal and gastric disorders, abdominal wall hernias, and gall bladder disorders.

Dr. Funk provides a wide range of services including Appendectomy, Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal), Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band, Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band, Laparoscopic and Robotic Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic and Robotic Heller Myotomy, Laparoscopic and Robotic Nissen Fundoplication, Laparoscopic and Robotic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Revisional Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, LINX Reflux Management System for GERD, Open and Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Peroral Endoscopic Mytomy (POEM), and Ventral / Abdominal Hernia Repair.

Research Interests

Dr. Funk’s research focuses on national patterns of surgical care, access to surgical care and improving the quality of surgical care. He conducts his research at the University of Wisconsin and VA Hospitals.

Funding/Grants

Recent Publications
  • Electronic Health Record Data Versus the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES): A Comparison of Overweight and Obesity Rates.
    Funk LM, Shan Y, Voils CI, Kloke J, Hanrahan LP
    Med Care 2017 Jun; 55(6):598-605.
    [PubMed ID: 28079710]
    More Information
  • Trends in the Prevalence of Severe Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Access: A State-Level Analysis from 2011 to 2014.
    Henkel DS, Mora-Pinzon M, Remington PL, Jolles SA, Voils CI, Gould JC, Kothari SN, Funk LM
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 May 30.
    [PubMed ID: 28557643]
    More Information
  • Psychosocial Factors Are Associated with Quality of Life After Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery.
    Statz AK, Stroud AM, Jolles SA, Greenberg JA, Lidor AO, Shada AL, Wang X, Funk LM
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 May 30.
    [PubMed ID: 28557566]
    More Information
  • Primary fascial closure during laparoscopic ventral hernia repair does not reduce 30-day wound complications.
    Papageorge CM, Funk LM, Poulose BK, Phillips S, Rosen MJ, Greenberg JA
    Surg Endosc 2017 Apr 04.
    [PubMed ID: 28378079]
    More Information
  • A Health Services Research Agenda for Bariatric Surgery Within the Veterans Health Administration.
    Funk LM, Gunnar W, Dominitz JA, Eisenberg D, Frayne S, Maggard-Gibbons M, Kalarchian MA, Livingston E, Sanchez V, Smith BR, Weidenbacher H, Maciejewski ML
    J Gen Intern Med 2017 Apr; 32(Suppl 1):65-69.
    [PubMed ID: 28271434, PMC ID: 5359154]
    More Information
  • Predictors of high cost after bariatric surgery: A single institution review.
    Shah N, Greenberg JA, Leverson G, Funk LM
    Surgery 2016 Oct; 160(4):877-84.
    [PubMed ID: 27521041]
    More Information
  • The effects of optimal perioperative glucose control on morbidly obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery.
    Zaman JA, Shah N, Leverson GE, Greenberg JA, Funk LM
    Surg Endosc 2017 Mar; 31(3):1407-1413.
    [PubMed ID: 27450209]
    More Information
  • Obesity as a disease: has the AMA resolution had an impact on how physicians view obesity?
    Funk LM, Jolles SA, Voils CI
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2016 Aug; 12(7):1431-1435.
    [PubMed ID: 27444860]
    More Information
  • The Effect of Route of Anvil Insertion on Stricture Rates with Circular Stapled Gastrojejunostomy During Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass.
    Khoraki J, Funk LM, Greenberg JA, Leverson G, Campos GM
    Obes Surg 2016 Mar; 26(3):517-24.
    [PubMed ID: 26140856]
    More Information
  • Weight loss after bariatric surgery: a propensity score analysis.
    Shah N, Greenberg JA, Leverson G, Statz AK, Jolles SA, Funk LM
    J. Surg. Res. 2016 May 15; 202(2):449-54.
    [PubMed ID: 27041600]
    More Information

webmaster@surgery.wisc.edu Copyright © 2017 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System