Luke Elms, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon who joined Orlando Health Medical Group in 2015. Dr. Elms grew up in Oklahoma and earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Oklahoma City University before earning his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine where, he was awarded The Oklahoma City Surgical Society Award. He completed his general surgery residency at Orlando Health, where he served as the administrative chief resident during his final year and was awarded the Academic Achievement Award.
Dr. Elms currently serves as a surgeon for the Orlando Health Complex Hernia Center.
Dr. Elms has participated in numerous research projects and presentations during college and residency. He co-authored a paper entitled: “Causes of Small Bowel Obstruction After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Review of 2,395 Cases at a Single Institution that was published in the journal, Surgical Endoscopy.
In addition to being board certified in general surgery, Dr. Elms also has certification in robotic surgery. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, ACS Florida Chapter, and Florida Medical Association. He has particular interest in minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery. He serves as teaching faculty to the general surgery residency program at Orlando Health.