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Lance Stuke, MD, MPH, FACS

Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
Section of Trauma and Critical Care Surgery
Program Director, General Surgery Residency

LSU Health Sciences Center
School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
1542 Tulane Avenue, Room 750
New Orleans, LA  70112

Phone:  (504) 568-4750
Fax:  (504) 568-4633



  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 1989-93
  • Master of Public Health (MPH), Environmental Toxicology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 1995-96
  • Medical Doctorate (MD), Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 1998-2002


Post Graduate Training:

  • Internship:  2002-03, General Surgery, Parkland Hospital,University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 
  • Residency:  2003-08, General Surgery, Parkland Hospital, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX  
  • Clinical Fellowships:  2008-09, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 

Lance Stuke, MD, MPH joined the faculty in the Department of Surgery on August 1, 2009. He graduated from Tulane University with a BS in Biology and received his MD degree in 2002 from Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Stuke was trained in general surgery at Parkland Hospital of UTSW and joined us at LSU in 2008 as a fellow in Surgical Critical Care. Dr. Stuke is trained as a paramedic and worked for several years as a paramedic in New Orleans prior to medical school. He has his pilot’s license and in his spare time enjoys flying, scuba diving, and traveling. He spends his clinical time at Interim LSU Public Hospital.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Stuke’s clinical interests include trauma/general surgery and surgical critical care. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the PreHospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) program, maintains a strong interest in prehospital trauma care, and regularly teaches PHTLS internationally. His research interests include prehospital trauma care, trauma resuscitation, and trauma system improvement.

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