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
  • Metastatic Bone Disease
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Oncology
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Orthopaedic Oncology

About Dr. Nystrom

Sports, Foreign Travel

Medical Education

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


  • 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
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  • 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

Nystrom LM, Raw R, Buckwalter JA, Morcuende JA. Acute Intraoperative Reactions During the Injection of Calcium Sulfate Bone Cement for the Treatment of Unicameral Bone Cysts: A Review of Four Cases. Iowa Orthop J 2008; 28: 81-84. PMID: 19223954.

Nystrom LM, Morcuende JA. Expanding Endoprosthesis for Pediatric Musculoskeletal Malignancy: Current Concepts and Results. Iowa Orthop J 2010; 30: 141-149. PMID: 21045986.

LaPrade RF, Spiridonov SA, Nystrom LM, Janssen K. A Prospective Outcomes Study of Young and Middle Aged Patients with Symptomatic Medial Compartment Osteoarthritis and Genu Varus Alignment Treated with a Proximal Tibial Opening Wedge Osteotomy. Arthroscopy 2012; 28: 354-364. PMID: 22169761.

Nystrom LM, Marsh JL, McKinley TO. Accuracy in Radiographic Assessment of Pelvic Ring Fracture Deformity: Analysis of Current Methods. J Orthop Trauma 2013; 27(12): 708-15. PMID: 23681407.

Nystrom LM, Buckwalter JA, Syrbu S, Miller BJ. Serum Protein Electrophoresis in the Evaluation of Lytic Bone Lesions. Iowa Orthop J 2013; 33: 114-118. PMID: 24027470.

Nystrom LM, DeYoung B, Morcuende JA. Secondary Chondrosarcoma of the Pelvis Arising From a Solitary Exostosis in an 11-Year-Old Patient: A Case Report with 5-year Follow-Up. Iowa Orthop J 2013; 33: 213-216. PMID: 24027486.

Nystrom LM, Wyatt C, Noiseux NO. Case Report: Two-stage Reimplantation of Hip Arthroplasty Following Propionum granulosum infection. J Arthroplasty 2013; 28: 198.e5-8. PMID: 22552222.

Nystrom LM, Reimer NB, Reith JD, Dang LH, Zlotecki RA, Scarborough MT, Gibbs CP. Multidisciplinary Management of Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Scientific World J 2013; Article ID 852462, 11 pages. PMID: 23983648.

Nystrom LM, Singhal D, Gibbs CP, Klodell CT. Giant basal cell carcinoma of the chest wall invading bone. Eur J Cardiothoracic Surg 2014; 45(5): 945-6. PMID: 24026857.

Kuprys TK, Bindra R, Borys D, Nystrom LM. Chondroblastoma-Like Chondroma of the Hand: Case Report. J Hand Surg Am 2014; 39(5): 933-6. PMID: 24656394.

Nystrom LM and Morcuende JA.“Pediatric Patients With Bone Malignancy: Therapeutic Options.” Pediatric Cancer, Volume 4: Diagnosis, Therapy, and Prognosis. MA Hayat, ed. Springer 2013.