Luke M. Funk, MD, MPH Print Friendly PageFaculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Dr. Funk is fellowship trained in minimally invasive surgery and bariatric surgery and board certified in General Surgery. He is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He specializes in minimally-invasive techniques for bariatric and metabolic surgery, esophageal and gastric disorders, abdominal wall hernias and gall bladder disorders.
UW Health Clinics
Regional Specialty Clinics
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
|Department of Surgery|
Professional Certifications and Education
Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, 2005
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Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.
- Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal)
- Enterra™ Therapy Gastric Pacemaker
- Epigastric Hernia
- Flank Hernia
- Laparoscopic Gastrectomy
- Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy
- Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
- Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
- Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
- Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
- LINX Reflux Management System
- Lumbar Hernia
- Minimally Invasive Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Obturator Hernia
- Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
- Peroral Endoscopic Mytomy (POEM)
- Revisional Bariatric Surgery
- Robotic Heller Myotomy
- Robotic Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
- Robotic Nissen Fundoplication
- Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
- Umbilical Hernia
- Ventral / Abdominal Hernia Repair
Programs & Conditions
Dr. Funk’s research focuses on national patterns of surgical care, access to surgical care and improving the quality of surgical care.
Imbus JR Funk LM .
Commentary on Varban et al.: Far from Standardized: Using Surgical Videos to Identify Variation in Technique for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2017 Aug;27(8):768-769
[PubMed ID: 28686549]
Statz AK Stroud AM Jolles SA Greenberg JA Lidor AO Shada AL Wang X Funk LM .
Psychosocial Factors Are Associated with Quality of Life After Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2017 Aug;27(8):755-760
[PubMed ID: 28557566]
Mora-Pinzon MC Henkel D Miller RE Remington PL Gould JC Kothari SN Funk LM .
Emergency department visits and readmissions within 1 year of bariatric surgery: A statewide analysis using hospital discharge records. Surgery. 2017 Jul 26;
[PubMed ID: 28755967]
Gunter RL Shada AL Funk LM Wang X Greenberg JA Lidor AO .
Long-Term Quality of Life Outcomes Following Nissen Versus Toupet Fundoplication in Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2017 Jul 24;
[PubMed ID: 28737451]
Khoraki J Moraes MG Neto APF Funk LM Greenberg JA Campos GM .
Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Am J Surg. 2017 Jul 3;
[PubMed ID: 28693840]
Henkel DS Mora-Pinzon M Remington PL Jolles SA Voils CI Gould JC Kothari SN Funk LM .
Trends in the Prevalence of Severe Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Access: A State-Level Analysis from 2011 to 2014. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2017 Jul;27(7):669-675
[PubMed ID: 28557643]
Greenberg JA Jolles S Sullivan S Quamme SP Funk LM Lidor AO Greenberg C Pugh CM .
A structured, extended training program to facilitate adoption of new techniques for practicing surgeons. Surg Endosc. 2017 Jun 22;
[PubMed ID: 28643054]
Funk LM Shan Y Voils CI Kloke J Hanrahan LP .
Electronic Health Record Data Versus the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES): A Comparison of Overweight and Obesity Rates. Med Care. 2017 Jun;55(6):598-605
[PubMed ID: 28079710]
Papageorge CM Funk LM Poulose BK Phillips S Rosen MJ Greenberg JA .
Primary fascial closure during laparoscopic ventral hernia repair does not reduce 30-day wound complications. Surg Endosc. 2017 Apr 4;
[PubMed ID: 28378079]
Zaman JA Shah N Leverson GE Greenberg JA Funk LM .
The effects of optimal perioperative glucose control on morbidly obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery. Surg Endosc. 2017 Mar;31(3):1407-1413
[PubMed ID: 27450209]
Shah N Greenberg JA Leverson G Funk LM .
Predictors of high cost after bariatric surgery: A single institution review. Surgery. 2016 Oct;160(4):877-84
[PubMed ID: 27521041]
Funk LM Jolles SA Voils CI .
Obesity as a disease: has the AMA resolution had an impact on how physicians view obesity? Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Aug;12(7):1431-1435
[PubMed ID: 27444860]
Shah N Greenberg JA Leverson G Statz AK Jolles SA Funk LM .
Weight loss after bariatric surgery: a propensity score analysis. J Surg Res. 2016 May 15;202(2):449-54
[PubMed ID: 27041600]
Funk LM Jolles SA Greenberg CC Schwarze ML Safdar N McVay MA Whittle JC Maciejewski ML Voils CI .
Primary care physician decision making regarding severe obesity treatment and bariatric surgery: a qualitative study. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 May;12(4):893-901
[PubMed ID: 26948943]
Khoraki J Funk LM Greenberg JA Leverson G Campos GM .
The Effect of Route of Anvil Insertion on Stricture Rates with Circular Stapled Gastrojejunostomy During Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. Obes Surg. 2016 Mar;26(3):517-24
[PubMed ID: 26140856]
Chen EY Fox BT Suzo A Greenberg JA Campos GM Garren MJ Funk LM .
One-year Surgical Outcomes and Costs for Medicaid Versus Non-Medicaid Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Single-Center Study. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2016 Feb;26(1):38-43
[PubMed ID: 26836627]
Shabino PJ Khoraki J Elegbede AF Schmocker RK Nabozny MJ Funk LM Greenberg JA Campos GM .
Reduction of surgical site infections after laparoscopic gastric bypass with circular stapled gastrojejunostomy. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Jan;12(1):4-9
[PubMed ID: 26048519]
Khoraki J Katz MG Funk LM Greenberg JA Fernandez LA Campos GM .
Feasibility and outcomes of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy after solid organ transplantation. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Jan;12(1):75-83
[PubMed ID: 26048513]
Funk LM Jolles S Fischer LE Voils CI .
Patient and Referring Practitioner Characteristics Associated With the Likelihood of Undergoing Bariatric Surgery: A Systematic Review. JAMA Surg. 2015 Oct;150(10):999-1005
[PubMed ID: 26222655]
Fox B Chen E Suzo A Jolles S Greenberg JA Campos GM Voils CI Funk LM .
Dietary and psych predictors of weight loss after gastric bypass. J Surg Res. 2015 Aug;197(2):283-90
[PubMed ID: 25940162]