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Luke Rodriguez, MD, General Surgery, Scranton, PA, Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest


General Surgery Scranton, PA


General Surgery Resident

Overview of Dr. Rodriguez

Dr. Luke Rodriguez is a general surgeon in Scranton, PA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine and has been in practice 0 years. He is one of 43 doctors at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and one of 109 doctors at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest who specialize in General Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish. He has 5 publications and 20 citings.

Education & Training

  • University at Buffalo (Roswell Park Cancer Institute)
    University at Buffalo (Roswell Park Cancer Institute)Fellowship, Breast Surgical Oncology, 2022 - 2023
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network/University of South Florida College of Medicine
    Lehigh Valley Health Network/University of South Florida College of MedicineResidency, Surgery, 2017 - 2022
  • Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
    Universidad Central del Caribe School of MedicineClass of 2017
  • University of Puerto Rico
    University of Puerto RicoBS, Biology, Cum Laude, 2008 - 2012

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2017 - 2024
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2021 - 2023
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American College of SurgeonsATLS
  • American Heart AssociationAdvanced Cardio Life Support
  • American Heart AssociationBasic Life Support
  • Universidad Central Del CaribeCertificate in Substance Abuse Counseling & Management

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Thank a Resident Award Winner Lehigh Valley Health Network, 2022
  • Resident Teacher of the Year Nominee Lehigh Valley Resident Association, 2021
  • John C. Johnson, Second Place Award for Excellence in Student Research Biological Honors Society National Convention, 2012
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Association of sleep disturbances with cognitive impairment and depression in maintenance hemodialysis patients  
    Rodriguez L, Tighiouart H, Scott T, Lou K, Giang L, Sorensen E, Weiner DE, Sarnak MJ, Journal of Nephrology
  • Drosophila muller f elements maintain a distinct set of genomic properties over 40 million years of evolution  
    Leung W, Shaffer CD, Reed LK, et al. including Rodriguez L, G3 (Bethesda)
  • Connectivity in mouse olfactory cortex favors the activation of sparse neuron ensembles  
    Srinivasan S, Sanz G, Sanchez S, Rodriguez L, Stevens CF, Schikorski T, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), 2016


  • Virtual Pre-Interview Game Night
    Luke Rodriguez, Association of Surgical Education Conference 2022, San Antonio, Tx, 5/4/2022

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations