Physician Assistant-Certified in Metaire, LA

Luke Knowlton, PA-C

Physician Assistant-Certified

After graduating from Greenville High School in Greenville, Maine, Luke attended Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. At Springfield, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Exercise Science with a Health Studies minor and Magna Cum laude honors. He was involved with three exercise physiology internships/practicum experiences at Springfield College, including one that brought him across the world to Wollongong, Australia and a final fieldwork experience at Scottsdale Sports Medicine Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona.

From 2005-2009, he worked as an Exercise Physiologist. His specialization during these years included the research and testing of metabolic substrate utilization (VO2 Max), Cardiac Stress testing, Pulmonary Function testing, Body fat and Bone density testing via DEXA scan, as well as the development of individualized performance enhancement programs in individuals of every fitness level from Olympic athletes to sedentary clients. During this time, he authored several scientific papers on various Sports Medicine topics, 2 of which were published in international medical journals.

In 2011, he earned a Master's of Medical Science in Physician Assistant studies at Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ. He practiced Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine in Scottsdale, Arizona from 2011-2013. Since moving to New Orleans with his wife, Jaime, in 2013, he has worked in Orthopedic Surgery under the supervision of Dr. A. Jay Binder.

He has been involved as a medical volunteer at several sports medicine events throughout the country over the years and has recently been named as a Medical Director for the main medical tent at the New Orleans Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, eating her delicious southern cooking, playing competitive soccer in several leagues throughout the New Orleans metro area, weight training, running, snowboarding, surfing, water-sports and world travel.

Luke Knowlton, PA-C

Luke Knowlton, PA-C

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