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Luke Funk

Minimally invasive surgeon and health services researcher

Assistant professor, surgery School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-265-8199 — Home and cell phones available upon request


  • Surgical management of obesity (bariatric surgery)
  • Surgical management of abdominal hernias
  • Surgical management of heartburn (also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD)
  • Trends in national practice patterns as they relate to minimally invasive surgery
  • Access to surgery, both globally and nationally


  • Numerous publications and presentations at local, national and international meetings
  • Member, American College of Surgeons (ACS), American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • Certified by the American Board of Surgery