Luga Podesta, Orthopedist

Luga Podesta

Orthopedist

351 Rolling Oaks Drive Suite 104 Thousand Oaks California, 91361

About

Luga Podesta, MD, obtained his medical degree at the New York Medical College/St.Vincents Medical Center of Richmond; Staten Island, New York. Upon completion of his degree, Dr. Podesta did his internship in the Department of Internal Medicine at Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, followed by a residency at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Inglewood, California and Staten Island Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Staten Island, New York. Since beginning his career he has become a member of International Spinal Injection Society, MLB, Team Physicians Association with the California Angels, The California Orthopedic Association, The Western Orthopedic Association, California Medical Association, Ventura County Medical Society, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Psychiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation.  Dr. Podesta has authored more than 14 publications, four textbook chapters, two videotapes and has been a facilitator for over 50 lectures. Today, he practices orthopaedics in Thousand Oaks, California, at Podesta Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute.  He also holds a position at the Kerlan-Jabe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles. 

Education and Training

New York Medical College

St.Vincents Medical Center of Richmond; Staten Island

New York

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery; American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation- Sports Medicine

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 35 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

Non-Surgical OrthopedicsSports Medicine

Residency

  • Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center of New York, New York

Internships

  • Department of Internal Medicine; Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

Fellowships

  • Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Inglewood, California, Staten Island Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Staten Island, New York

Professional Society Memberships

  • International Spinal Injection Society, MLB Team Physicians Association with the California Angels, California Orthopedic Association, Western Orthopedic Association, California Medical Association, Ventura County Medical Society

Articles and Publications

  • Authored more than 14 publications, four textbook chapters, two videotapes; facilitator for over 50 lectures.

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Taking the Time to Listen to People

Hobbies / Sports

  • Lacrosse, Drums

Favorite professional publications

  • The American Journal of Sports Medicine, American Journal of Shoulder and Elbow

Hospital Affiliations

  • Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital
  • St. Johns Regional Medical Center
  • Pleasant Valley Medical Center

Luga Podesta's Practice location

351 Rolling Oaks Drive -
Thousand Oaks, California 91361
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