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Scott Luhmann

Scott J. Luhmann, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Being a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Shriners Children's allows Scott Luhmann, M.D., to incorporate all the things he loves to do, specifically improving the lives of children with his problem-solving and surgical skills. Dr. Luhmann finds fulfillment in working with his colleagues to help children live fuller lives. He says "I have the greatest job in the world; I get the privilege of helping children."

Pediatric Care

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Minneapolis, MN
United States of America

Washington University
St. Louis, MO

Washington University
St. Louis, MO

Shriners Hospitals for Children - St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
United States of America

Washington University
St. Louis, MO

Academic Positions and Locations

Washington University School of Medicine
Professor and Chair

Leadership and Memberships
  • 2017-Present: Chief of Staff, Shriners Children's St. Louis
  • 2017-Present: Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Neurological Surgery
  • 2016-Present: Committee Member, POSNA Industry Relations, 2020-Present: Chairman, POSNA Industry Relations
  • 2015-Present: Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship
  • 2013-2018: Committee Member, SRS Growing Spine, 2016-2017: Chair, SRS Growing Spine
  • 2008-2010: Member at Large, POSNA Board of Directors
Editorial Positions
  • Associate Reviewer, Spine Deformity
  • Reviewer, Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • International Editorial Board, Journal of Children's Orthopaedics
Awards and Honors
  • 2020, Excellence in Education Award, Department of Orthopaedics
  • 2019, Hero with a Heart Award, HeartWorks St. Louis Marfans Foundation
  • 2018, AAOS Achievement Award
  • 2016, Washington University Top 40 Provider Award
  • 2011, Lee T. Ford Award for Academic Achievement, Department of Orthopaedics
  • 2009-2020, Best Doctors in America


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