Whitney Luke

Whitney Luke, MD

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physician

Clinical Associate Professor and Interim Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Accepting new patients
4.6 out of 5
  • 200 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 67 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept

614-293-2225

About Me

I’m board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation as well as in the subspecialties of pain medicine and addiction medicine.

I’m proud to serve as medical director of oncology rehabilitation at Ohio State. We have expanded our services for cancer survivors and were the first in Ohio and second in the United States to have an accredited inpatient cancer rehabilitation service.

My clinical interests include cancer pain management, especially interventional management, cancer rehabilitation, chronic interventional pain management and neuromodulation, including spinal cord stimulators.

I’m also a clinical associate professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. I earned my medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and completed my residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Ohio State. Then I completed a fellowship in interventional pain medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

In my free time, I enjoy traveling and spending time with my dog Sawyer, and I am a national-level judge for U.S. Figure Skating.
Highlights
  • Medical director of oncology rehabilitation for the Ohio State Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
  • Summer 2017 James Compassionate Care Team Award winner
  • Team Physician for Nations Cup 2015 in Paris, France, for US Figure Skating
  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2022

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Intermittent Claudication
  • Ablation Techniques
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Headache
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block
  • Injections, Epidural
  • Myofascial Pain Syndromes
  • Rhizotomy
  • Nerve Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint
  • Celiac Plexus
  • Stellate Ganglion
  • Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Spinal Diseases
  • Chronic Pain

Locations Where I Practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location.

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
MD
8/15/2005 - 5/16/2009

Internship

St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL

6/26/2009 - 6/26/2010

Residency

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

7/1/2010 - 6/30/2013

Fellowship

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015

Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
7/1/2014

American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Subspecialty: Pain)
9/19/2015

Academic Information

My Department

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Reviews

The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

200 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.6 out of 5
  • Explains Things Carefully
    4.7 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.6 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.6 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.4 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.7 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.5 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Dec 11, 2022

    Dr. Luke is always caring & concerned yet professional.

  • Reviewed on Dec 05, 2022

    This was my first time seeing Dr.Luke, and I was very happy with the care and attention that I received from her. She listened to everything I had to say, and answered all my questions. Couldn't be more satisfied.

  • Reviewed on Nov 09, 2022

    Dr. Luke is awesome. Great at her profession I trust her with my life.

  • Reviewed on Oct 19, 2022

    Good listener. Have upcoming visits to determine my problem.

  • Reviewed on Sep 28, 2022

    Very good.

  • Reviewed on Sep 23, 2022

    Always open for discussion of treatment or other non-related subjects.

  • Reviewed on Sep 02, 2022

    I saw Dr. Luke for a back problem causing difficulty in walking - her assistant and she discovered my right hip was bone on bone and referred me to Dr. Reeves.

  • Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

    No issues period! Great place.

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 09/30/2022, Dr. Luke has reported no relationships with companies or entities.