Norman Lothar Luka, MD, FACS, Cardiothoracic Surgeon with Overlook Medical Center

Get to know Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Norman Lothar Luka, who serves patients in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey. 

Dr. Luka is a cardiothoracic surgeon serving Cedar Knolls and the surrounding communities. He is affiliated with Overlook Medical Center, home to some of New Jersey’s top doctors, they offer cutting-edge research, advanced technology, and treatments in a compassionate, patient-centered environment.  They are also certified as a Level IV Epilepsy Center and home to the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center, where more brain tumor surgeries are performed than anywhere else in New Jersey. 

In regards to his education, Dr. Luka earned his Medical Degree at the University of Rochester. He went on to complete an internship, residency, and fellowship at Strong Memorial Hospital. Additionally, due to his expertise, he has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is a scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice. A Fellow of the ACS means that the surgeon’s education and training, professional qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical conduct have passed a rigorous evaluation, and have been found to be consistent with the high standards established and demanded by the College.

Cardiothoracic Surgery is the field of medicine involved in the surgical treatment of organs inside the chest, generally the treatment of conditions of the heart and lungs. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Luka specializes in surgical procedures of vital organs in the chest such as the heart, lungs, esophagus and more. He is specially trained in vascular surgery. 

During his time in the field, Dr. Luka has treated countless patients. 

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