E. Michael Lucero, MD a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon with over 20 years of clinical experience. He specializes in adult reconstruction, joint arthroscopy and arthroplasty and orthopedic traumatology.
A native of the Valley, Dr. Lucero cared for patients with orthopedic needs in his private practice since 1993. He received his fellowship training in arthritis and joint reconstruction surgery from the Center for Arthritis and Joint Implant Surgery at the University of Southern California University Hospital and Rancho Los Angeles Amigo Medical Center in California. Dr. Lucero completed his orthopedic surgery residency and internship at Los Angeles County University of Southern California and earned his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Lucero received his undergraduate degree from Arizona State University, where he graduated summa cum laude.
Dr. Lucero is the member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), Phi Beta Kappa, University of South California Graduate Orthopedic Society (USCGOS) and the Dorr Society.
Research & Education
Education & Training
- Fellowship: Center for Arthritis and Joint Implant Surgery
- Residency: Los Angeles County University of Southern California at USC University Hospital
- Internship: Los Angeles County University of Southern California at USC University Hospital
- Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles
- Undergraduate: Arizona State University
PHOENIX Magazine "Top Doc" 1997, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013
Primary Areas of Interest
- Adult Reconstruction
- Joint Arthroscopy
- Joint Arthroplasty
- Orthopedic Traumatology
Hospitals/Surgery Centers/Sub-Acute Facilities
Banner Good Samaritan Hospital