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Luke S. Spencer Gardner, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon


  1. Jacksonville, Florida



Luke S. Spencer-Gardner, M.D., is a Senior Associate Consultant in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Florida. Dr. Spencer-Gardner specializes in hip surgery, and has a special interest in hip preservation, advanced arthroscopy and reconstructive surgery of the hip. He treats all disorders of the hip including hip dysplasia, femoroacetabular impingement, arthritis of the hip, avascular necrosis, tendon injuries of the hip, failed hip replacements, and hip fractures.

He earned a bachelor's degree with a double major in psychology and exercise science and graduated with honors from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He completed his Doctor of Medicine degree and graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas. Dr. Spencer-Gardner received his orthopedic surgery training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, followed by a fellowship in Hip and Knee Surgery at Melbourne Orthopedic Group in Melbourne, Australia and a fellowship in Hip Arthroscopy and Anterior Hip Replacement with John O'Donnell in Melbourne, Australia. He is a recipient of the M.E. Müller Foundation of North America Fellowship in Orthopedic Hip Surgery.

Dr. Spencer-Gardner competed in the world junior championships with the Australian Junior Men's national basketball team. He was team captain and remains the career assist leaders for Oral Roberts University. He was the president of the Kansas chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society and is a member of the Gold Humanism in Medicine Society. Dr. Spencer-Gardner has authored several scientific publications and book chapters in the field of hip surgery and has presented his work at national and international meetings.

  1. Avascular necrosis
  2. Dislocated hip
  3. Failed total hip replacement
  4. Hip arthritis
  5. Hip dysplasia
  6. Hip fracture
  7. Hip impingement
  8. Hip instability
  9. Hip labral tear
  10. Hip tendinitis
  11. Hip tendon tear
  12. Infected total hip replacement
  13. Legg Calve Perthes disease
  14. Pediatric hip disorders
  15. Periprosthetic fracture
  16. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
  1. Direct anterior approach hip replacement
  2. Femoral osteotomy
  3. Femoroacetabular impingement treatment
  4. Hip arthroscopy
  5. Hip core decompression
  6. Hip decompression
  7. Hip fracture surgery
  8. Hip labral repair
  9. Hip preservation surgery
  10. Hip replacement
  11. Hip replacement revision
  12. Hip surgery
  13. Periacetabular osteotomy
  14. Regenerative medicine therapy
  15. Stem cell therapy
  1. 2020
    FellowMuller European Hip Fellowship
  2. 2016
    Fellowship - Hip arthroscopy and anterior hip replacementJohn O’Donnell
  3. 2015
    Fellowship - Hip and Knee SurgeryMelbourne Orthopaedic Group
  4. 2015
    ResidentOrthopedic Surgery, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2010
    MDUniversity of Kansas School of Medicine
  6. 2005
    BS - Double Major Psychology and Exercise ScienceOral Roberts University


  1. 2018
    Orthopedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2009
    Honor Medical SocietyAlpha Omega Alpha
  2. 2009
    Voted “The Person Who Best Exemplifies the Attributes You Want in a Physician” by peersUniversity of Kansas School of Medicine
  3. 2009
    InducteeGold Humanism Honor Society, University of Kansas School of Medicine
  4. 2008
    Student Leadership AwardUniversity of Kansas Medical Center

Professional memberships

  1. 2024
    EvaluatorAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  2. 2023 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Patient Blood Management Committee
  3. 2023 - present
    Program CommitteeAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  4. 2023 - present
    MemberFlorida Orthopaedic Society
  5. 2021
    MemberInternal Medicine Search Committee
  6. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  7. 2014 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Hip Arthroscopy
  8. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  9. 2009
    PresidentKansas Alpha Chapter, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society