James Luwbotiz, MD is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic knee specialist serving the New Mexico area. Dr Lubowitz specializes in the treatment of complex ACL injuries, meniscus and cartilage injuries, as well as kneecap dislocations and multi-ligament injuries. Dr Lubowitz has been awarded the compassionate doctor recognition from Vitals.com. This is awarded to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness and respect.
Dr Lubowitz is the Editor-in-Chief of Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. Dr Lubowitz has been prolific in completing research on injury analysis, and innovative treatment techniques. He presented his findings on a less invasive ACL reconstruction technique at the 2013 Annual Meeting for the Arthroscopy Association of North America. This innovative technique resulted in equivalent knee stability with evidence-based less pain then other common techniques.
Dr Lubowitz is the director of New Mexico Knee Surgery and Taos Orthopaedic Institute, along with director of Taos Orthopaedic Institute Research Foundation and Taos Orthopaedic Institute Sports Medicine Fellowship Training Program. He is also a member of the medical staff for the United States Ski and Snowboard Team.