Dr. Kluk is a board-certified joint replacement specialist. He specializes in joint replacement and joint preservation surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder. He has a special interest in minimally invasive, muscle sparing joint replacement surgery. He is adept in muscle sparing direct anterior hip replacement surgery allowing for a faster recovery and a quicker return to an active lifestyle. He incorporates the latest technology in the form of robotics and minimally invasive techniques to ensure accuracy and improved results. He also specializes in Sports Medicine and the arthroscopic treatment of shoulder and knee injuries to restore function and mobility. As an officer in the U.S. Army, he began his medical career at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He underwent advanced training in joint replacement surgery at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics affording him the ability to treat all forms of joint arthritis, bone loss and revision joint replacement surgery. These advanced techniques allow for the restoration of function and improvement in patient quality of life. He is currently a University of Colorado School of Medicine Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedics, and published several scientific articles related to the care of the combat-injured and the management of musculoskeletal conditions. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and a member of the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dr. Kluk has extensive experience as an Orthopaedic surgeon in both civilian and military settings. He deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and served on a Golden Hour Offset Surgical Team to provide emergency surgery on patients en route to higher levels of care. While at Walter Reed, he was intimately involved in the care of wounded warriors returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. He continues his commitment to service as an advocate for veterans and military families.
Qualifications and experience
- Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Reconstructive Orthopedics, Bone Infections, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Arthritis, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Fractures, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Hip Injuries and Disorders, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Knee Injuries and Disorders, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Osteoporosis, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Shoulder Injuries and Disorders, Joints and Muscles - Arthritis, Joints and Muscles - Back Pain, Joints and Muscles - Fractures, Joints and Muscles - Hip Injuries and Disorders, Joints and Muscles - Knee Injuries and Disorders, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgery, Surgery - Trauma and Acute Care
- Languages spoken
Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics (2019)
Walter Reed Army Medical Center (2013)
Doctor of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia (2007)
Virginia Military Institute (2003)
- Board Certification
Certification Agency Member Board Specialty Year American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons American Board of Medical Specialties Orthopedics 2015
- Clinical interest for patients
- Research interest for patients
Posterolateral corner injuries
Combat related injuries
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