Robert I. Gluck M.D., is a Board certified and Fellowship trained in microscopic and orthopedic hand surgery and rehabilitation. Dr. Gluck treats a variety of conditions including sports injuries to the hand and wrist, wrist fractures, fracture-dislocations, vascular injuries, chronic wound healing issues as well as more common conditions such as Carpal Tunnel, Trigger finger, DeQuervain’s and various types of tumors, tendonitis and sprains.

Dr. Gluck received his B.S. from Cornell University in 1979 and his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1982. He completed his residency in Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in 1987, where he was selected Resident of the Year. He was asked to join the full-time faculty after completing his post-graduate fellowship in Orthopedic Hand and Microsurgery at Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Gluck was privileged to train with Dr. Lawrence Hurst, developer of Xiaflex the breakthrough treatment for Dupuytrens problems. Dr. Gluck was appointed Chief of the Hand Service at LIJ.

Dr. Gluck treats all ages, from infants with congenital developmental problems to the elderly with arthritis and other problems of old age. Dr. Gluck incorporates cutting edge treatments including non-operative treatments for contracture as well as limited incision techniques for carpal tunnel and minimally invasive arthroscopy for wrist problems.

Dr. Gluck has been extensively involved in teaching of both surgical and emergency room residents as well as medical students, PAs, and even college and high school students. He has taught everything from basic anatomy to clinical skills to surgical technique.

Dr. Gluck is called on frequently to review cases as an expert. He is a member of the prestigious NY Society for Surgery of the Hand and Assistant Clinical Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

He enjoys sports, his dog, and time with his wife and children.


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