Anthony Luke, MPH, MD

Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine
Primary care sports medicine specialist

Dr. Anthony Luke is a primary care sports medicine doctor. He specializes in nonoperative management of sports medicine injuries along with injury-prevention training and counseling.

Luke's research interests include injury prevention, pediatric sports medicine, running medicine and digital health. He is a physician lead for the Benioff Children's Hospital Sports Medicine Center for Young Athletes and helps direct high school sports medicine programs in San Francisco and Marin. He also helps coordinate medical care at most of the large races in the Bay Area, and has worked at the Olympics, Golden Gate Rugby and UC Berkeley.

Luke completed his undergraduate education, medical degree and family practice residency at the University of Toronto. He completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at the Boston Children's Hospital and earned a master's degree in public health at Harvard University.


Human Performance Center
1500 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 514-6077
Fax: (415) 885-3862

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

RunSafe Clinic
1500 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

Hours: Varies weekly

Sports Concussion Program
1500 Owens St., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-1915
Fax: (415) 514-6075

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sports Medicine Center
1500 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158
Appointments: (415) 353–2808
Main: (415) 353–9400
Fax: (415) 885–3862

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Sports Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine

Academic Title


More about Anthony Luke


University of Toronto 1995
Harvard University, M.P.H. 2000


University of Toronto, Family Medicine 1997


Boston Children's Hospital, Sports Medicine 1999

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Lau BC, Motamedi D, Luke A. Use of Pocket-Sized Ultrasound Device in the Diagnosis of Shoulder Pathology. Clin J Sport Med. 2018 Feb 14.
  2. Souza RB, Hatamiya N, Martin C, Aramaki A, Martinelli B, Wong J, Luke A. Medial and Lateral Heel Whips: Prevalence and Characteristics in Recreational Runners. PM R. 2015 Aug; 7(8):823-30.
  3. Kumar D, McDermott K, Feng H, Goldman V, Luke A, Souza RB, Hecht FM. Effects of Form-Focused Training on Running Biomechanics: A Pilot Randomized Trial in Untrained Individuals. PM R. 2015 Aug; 7(8):814-22.

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