Robert I. Gluck M.D., is an upper extremity doctor and microsurgeon who is
Board Certified and Fellowship trained in microscopic and orthopedic
hand surgery and rehabilitation.

Dr. Gluck received his B.S. from Cornell University in 1979 and his Medical Degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1982. He completed his residency in Surgery at North Shore- Long Island Jewish ( LIJ )Medical Center in 1987, where he was selected Resident of the Year. He was asked to join the full-time faculty after completing his post-graduate fellowship in Orthopedic Hand and Microsurgery at Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Gluck was privileged to train with Dr. Lawrence Hurst, developer of Xiaflex the breakthrough treatment for Dupuytrens disease. Dr. Gluck was appointed Chief of the Hand Service at LIJ and received a distinguished service award.

Dr. Gluck treats all ages, from infants with congenital developmental problems to the elderly with arthritis and other problems of old age. Dr. Gluck incorporates cutting edge treatments including non-operative treatments for contracture as well as limited incision techniques for carpal tunnel, ganglion cysts, trigger fingers, and minimally invasive Arthroscopy for wrist problems.

Dr. Gluck has been extensively involved in teaching of both surgical and emergency room residents as well as medical students, PAs, and even college and high school students. He has taught everything from basic anatomy to clinical skills to surgical technique.

Dr. Gluck is called on frequently to review cases as an expert. He is a member of the prestigious NY Society for Surgery of the Hand and Assistant Clinical Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He founded Canines for Kids, a pet visitation program with Childrens Medical Fund.

He enjoys sports, his dog, and time with his wife and children.






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