Hue Luu, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Oncology, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery | More

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine Associate Director, Molecular Oncology Laboratory

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.

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Hue H. Luu, MD, specializes in hip and knee replacements as well as the surgical care of bone and soft tissue tumors. He is an expert in both direct anterior approach and mini-posterior approach total hip replacements. Direct anterior approach total hip replacement is a more muscle sparing and less invasive technique that allows for a more rapid recovery.

He also uses the state of the art Robotic-Arm Assisted technology for total hip, total knee and partial knee replacement surgeries. Robotic assistance allows for more precision and less soft tissue damage. He strives to give outstanding care to his patients to help restore their quality of life and function. Dr. Luu works with a multidisciplinary physician team to provide comprehensive care for patients with benign and malignant musculoskeletal tumors.

His research interests include: the fundamental mechanisms regulating bone biology and bone regeneration, osteolysis in total joint replacement patients, and advances in gene therapy to study applications of bone biology in fracture care. Dr. Luu also has an interest in studying genes that control cancer metastasis, for the purpose of identifying new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for treating malignant cancers.

UChicago Faculty Physicians who provide services at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial are not employees or agents of UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial.

Medical Education

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Residency

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Metastasis Research Society
  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2006

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English