Howard Luks MD
Howard Luks MD
Howard Luks, MD - @hjluks - is a patient focused, social media savvy Orthopedic Surgeon. Dr Luks uses his passion for patient engagement, expertise in medicine and social media as a Consultant in the mobile health, online health platform, and medical decision making start-up spaces. Dr. Luks assists many institutions, including Venture Capital firms, hospitals and health care practitioners, create and grow their online presence and outreach.
Technology is not about replacing physicians ... instead, we must remember, change brings opportunity — and we must use these troubling times to to scale great physician thought leaders!
Technology has brought changing times – and with it, the opportunity to scale great physician thought leaders!
Howard Luks, MD (@hjluks) , recognized by US News and World Report as one of America's Top Sports Medicine Surgeons, is an Orthopedic Surgeon practicing in Westchester and Dutchess Counties in New York. As an early adopter of Twitter, Howard Luks MD also runs a blog, a Facebook Page, a YouTube channel and a personal site to educate, interact and engage his patients.
Thanks to his ever increasing social capital, online visibility and credibility, Dr. Luks is actively utilized to engage his colleagues to join him in participating in the Health 2.0 movement, meaningful and actionable content creation, outbound marketing strategies and strategic content management.
Luks is frequently invited to speak on his passion for medicine and its intersection with mobile, digital, and social media. Combining these fields, he presents methods to improve health care access, online content quality, medical decision making, HIT, and Pharma outreach strategies and how technology can be effectively leveraged to improve the patient-physician relationship.