Luke Funk, MD, MPH, FACS
- Director of MIS Research
- Chief of General Surgery, William S. Middleton VA
- Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Clinic: (608) 263-7502
- Administrative Assistant: (608) 263-1036
600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792-0001
- 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
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 and Robotic Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic and Robotic Heller Myotomy, Laparoscopic and Robotic Nissen Fundoplication, Laparoscopic and Robotic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, 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), Ventral / Abdominal Hernia Repair.
Dr. Funk’s research focuses on national patterns of surgical care, access to surgical care and improving the quality of surgical care. He also studies obesity treatment and the decision-making involved in the care of obese patients. He conducts his research at the University of Wisconsin and VA Hospitals.
Unnecessary use of radiology studies in the diagnosis of inguinal hernias: a retrospective cohort study.
Liu N, Prout TM, Xu Y, Smith J, Funk LM, Greenberg JA, Shada AL, Lidor AO
Surg Endosc 2020 Sep 09;
[PubMed ID: 32909205]
Comment on: Predictors of postoperative emergency department visits without readmission after laparoscopic bariatric surgery.
Liu N, Funk LM
Surg Obes Relat Dis 2020 Jul 09;
[PubMed ID: 32753301]
A Qualitative Study of the System-level Barriers to Bariatric Surgery Within the Veterans Health Administration.
Funk LM, Alagoz E, Jolles SA, Shea GE, Gunter RL, Raffa SD, Voils CI
Ann. Surg. 2020 May 19;
[PubMed ID: 32886462]
Long-term opioid use after bariatric surgery.
Maciejewski ML, Smith VA, Berkowitz TSZ, Arterburn DE, Bradley KA, Olsen MK, Liu CF, Livingston EH, Funk LM, Mitchell JE
Surg Obes Relat Dis 2020 Aug; 16(8): 1100-1110
[PubMed ID: 32507657]
Prospective comparison of longitudinal change in hepatic proton density fat fraction (PDFF) estimated by magnitude-based MRI (MRI-M) and complex-based MRI (MRI-C).
Mamidipalli A, Fowler KJ, Hamilton G, Wolfson T, Covarrubias Y, Tran C, Fazeli S, Wiens CN, McMillan A, Artz NS, Funk LM, Campos GM, Greenberg JA, Gamst A, Middleton MS, Schwimmer JB, Reeder SB, Sirlin CB
Eur Radiol 2020 Sep; 30(9): 5120-5129
[PubMed ID: 32318847]