Lukas Nystrom, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation

Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant Professor

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Benign and Malignant Tumors of Bone and Soft Tissue
  • Fractures
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Oncology
  • Total Joint Replacement

About Dr. Nystrom

Sports, Foreign Travel, Movies

Medical Education

Medical School
University of Minnesota Medical School
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics - Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Florida - Orthopaedic Oncology

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • Erdheim Chester disease with appendicular skeletal renal and pleural involvement responding to Zelboraf (BRAF inhibitor) treatment: case report, Borys, D.; Nystrom, L.; Song, A.; Lomasney, L. M., Skeletal radiology
  • Factors influencing the number of applications submitted per applicant to orthopedic residency programs Finkler, E. S.; Fogel, H. A.; Kroin, E.; Kliethermes, S.; Wu, K.; Nystrom, L. M.; Schiff, A. P., Medical Education Online
  • Interfascicular Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastasis to the Ulnar Nerve: A Case Report Humphries, L. S.; Baluch, D. A.; Nystrom, L. M.; Borys, D.; Bednar, M. S., Hand (New York, N.Y.)
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  • The Economic Burden of Orthopedic Surgery Residency Interviews on Applicants Fogel, H. A.; Finkler, E. S.; Wu, K.; Schiff, A. P.; Nystrom, L. M., The Iowa orthopaedic journal
  • Allograft-prosthetic composite reverse total shoulder arthroplasty for reconstruction of proximal humerus tumor resections King, J. J.; Nystrom, L. M.; Reimer, N. B.; Gibbs, C. P., Jr; Scarborough, M. T.; Wright, T. W., Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery / American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons ...[et al.]
  • Evaluation of imaging utilization prior to referral of musculoskeletal tumors: a prospective study Nystrom, L. M.; Reimer, N. B.; Dean, C. W.; Bush, C. H.; Scarborough, M. T.; Gibbs, C. P., Jr, The Journal of bone and joint surgery.American volume
  • Radiographic Measurement of Rotational Deformity in Pelvic Fractures: A Novel Method With Validity and Reliability Testing Nystrom, L. M.; McKinley, T. O.; Marsh, J. L., Journal of orthopaedic trauma
  • Chondroblastoma-like chondroma of the hand: case report Kuprys, T. K.; Bindra, R.; Borys, D.; Nystrom, L. M., The Journal of hand surgery
  • Giant basal cell carcinoma of the anterior chest wall with bone invasion Nystrom, L. M.; Gibbs, C. P., Jr; Singhal, D.; Klodell, C. T., Jr, European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
  • Accuracy in radiographic assessment of pelvic ring fracture deformity: analysis of current methods Nystrom, L. M.; McKinley, T. O.; Marsh, J. L., Journal of orthopaedic trauma
  • Arthroplasty infection by Priopionibacterium granulosum treated with reimplantation despite ongoing purulent-appearing fluid collection Nystrom, L. M.; Wyatt, C. M.; Noiseux, N. O., The Journal of arthroplasty
  • Multidisciplinary management of soft tissue sarcoma Nystrom, L. M.; Reimer, N. B.; Reith, J. D.; Dang, L.; Zlotecki, R. A.; Scarborough, M. T.; Gibbs, C. P., Jr, Thescientificworldjournal
  • Secondary chondrosarcoma of the pelvis arising from a solitary exostosis in an 11-year-old patient: a case report with 5-year follow-up Nystrom, L. M.; DeYoung, B. R.; Morcuende, J. A., The Iowa orthopaedic journal
  • Serum protein electrophoresis in the evaluation of lytic bone lesions Nystrom, L. M.; Buckwalter, J. A.; Syrbu, S.; Miller, B. J., The Iowa orthopaedic journal
  • Prospective outcomes of young and middle-aged adults with medial compartment osteoarthritis treated with a proximal tibial opening wedge osteotomy Laprade, R. F.; Spiridonov, S. I.; Nystrom, L. M.; Jansson, K. S., Arthroscopy : The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery : Official Publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association
  • Expanding endoprosthesis for pediatric musculoskeletal malignancy: current concepts and results Nystrom, L. M.; Morcuende, J. A., The Iowa orthopaedic journal
  • Acute intraoperative reactions during the injection of calcium sulfate bone cement for the treatment of unicameral bone cysts: a review of four cases Nystrom, L.; Raw, R.; Buckwalter, J.; Morcuende, J. A., The Iowa orthopaedic journal

Dr. Nystrom has a clinical research interest in patient outcomes following sarcoma treatment, imaging utilization, metastatic bone disease and orthopaedic surgery education. In addition he has basic science research interest in modeling of metastatic bone disease and bone/soft tissue sarcoma.