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Samuel Luka, MD, FACS

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Assistant Professor, Surgery

Colorectal Surgeon, Surgery


Professional Background

Dr. Samuel R. Luka, MD, FACS is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Oncologic Surgery Division for Colon and Rectal Surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Luka was raised in the suburbs of Chicago, and he graduated from Washington University in Saint Louis. He then received a Master of Science degree from Georgetown University before obtaining his Medical Degree from Saint Louis University. His General Surgery training was done at George Washington University, and he then pursued additional fellowship training in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson.

Education and Training
  • MD, Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO
  • MS, Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • BA, Philosophy, Psychology, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO
  • Clinical Fellowship, Colorectal Surgery, Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Residency, General Surgery, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Colorectal Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery, American Board of Surgery
  • Medical License, Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
Professional Affiliations
  • American College of Surgeons - Kansas Chapter, Member, 2022 - Present
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Member, 2021 - Present
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow, 2020 - Present