Luke Gutwein, MD


Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
General Surgeon

St. Augustine's Medical Services


American Board of Surgery Certified


Professor of Anatomy

St. George's University

Grenada, West Indies

Anatomy, Procedures, Outcomes
Medical Devices

Anatomy, Procedures, Outcomes


Gutwein, L.G., Merrell, G.A., Knox, K.R., “Paraumbilical Perforator Flap for Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Forearm,” Journal of Hand Surgery 40(3): 586-592, 2015.


Gutwein, L.G., Panigrahi, M., Schultz, G.S., Mast, B.A., “Microbial Barriers,” Clinics in Plastic Surgery 39(3): 229-38, 2012.


Gutwein, L.G., Alvarez, J.F., Gutwein, J.L., Kays, D.W., Isam, S., “Allocation of Healthcare Dollars: Analysis of Nonneonatal Circumcisions in Florida,” The American Surgeon 79(9): 865-869, 2013.


Gutwein, L.G., Ang, D.N., Liu, H., Marshall, J.K., Hochwald, S.N., Copeland, E.M., Grobmyer, S.R., “Utilization of minimally invasive breast biopsy for the evaluation of suspicious breast lesions,” American Journal of Surgery 202(2): 127-132, 2011.


Grady, Denise. “Study of Breast Biopsies Finds Surgery Used Too Extensively.” The New York Times 19 Feb. 2011: A1, A14. Print.


Green, J., Gutwein, L.G., “Amyand’s hernia: a rare inguinal hernia,” Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2013(9) doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjt043, 2013.


Stafman, L.L., Gutwein L.G., Ang, D.N., “Use of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery in Penetrating Chest Trauma,” The Journal Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 146(4): 979. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.02.009, 2013.


Bahler, C.D., Dube, H.T., Flynn, K.J. Garg, S., Monn, M.F., Gutwein, L.G., Mellon, M.J., Foster, R.S., Cheng, L., Sandrasegaran, K., Sundaram, C.P., “Feasibility of Omitting Cortical Renorrhaphy During Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: A Matched Analysis,” Journal of Endourology 29(5): 548-555, 2015.



Medical Devices




Gutwein, L.G., Helmig, R.D., Bahler, C.D., Ben-David, K., Behrns, K.E., “Design & Experimental Evaluation of an Anti-Leak Feeding Tube,” Journal of Surgical Research 195(1):10-15, 2015




Gutwein, L.G., Singh, A.K., Hahn, M.A., Rule, M.C., Knapik, J.A., Moudgil, B.M., Brown, S.C., Grobmyer, S.R., “Fractionated photothermal antitumor therapy with multidye nanoparticles,” International Journal of Nanomedicine 2012(7): 351-57, 2012.


Gutwein, L.G., Al-Quran, S.Z., Fernando, S., Fletcher, B.S., Copeland, E.M., Grobmyer, S.R., “Tumor Endothelial Marker 8 Expression in Triple-negative Breast Cancer,” Anticancer Research 31(10): 3417-21, 2011.


Gutwein, L.G., Rule, M.C., Singh, A.K., Hahn, M.A., Brown, S.C., Moudgil, B., Grobmyer, S.R., “The ‘Gator’ Mouse Suit for early bioluminescent metastatic breast cancer detection and nanomaterial signal enhancement during live animal imaging,” Luminescence, 26(6): 390-6, doi: 10.1002/bio.1241, 2011.


Gutwein, L.G., Webster, T.J. “Increased viable osteoblast density in the presence of nanophase compared to conventional alumina and titania particles,” Biomaterials 25: 4175-4183, 2004.


Gutwein, L.G., Webster, T.J., “Osteoblast and Chondrocyte Proliferation in the Presence of Nano-Dimensional Alumina and Titania Particles,” Journal of Nanoparticle Research 4: 231-238, 2002.


Singh, A.K., Hahn, M.A., Gutwein, L.G., Rule, M.C., Knapik, J.A., Moudgil, B.M., Grobmyer, S.R., Brown, S.C., “Multi-dye theranostic nanoparticle platform for bioimaging and cancer therapy,” International Journal of Nanomedicine 2012(7): 2739-50, 2012.


Xi, L., Grobmyer, S.R., Wu, L., Chen, R., Zhou, G., Gutwein, L.G., et al.

“Evaluation of Breast Tumor Margins In Vivo with Intraoperative Photoacoustic Imaging,” Optics Express 20(8):8726-31, 2012.


Grobmyer, S.R., Zhou, G., Gutwein, L.G., Iwakuma, N., Sharma, P., Hochwald, S.N., “Nanoparticle delivery for metastatic breast cancer,” Nanomedicine 8 Suppl 1: S21-30, 2012.


Grobmyer, S.R., Morse, D.L., Fletcher, B., Gutwein, L.G., Sharma, P., Krishna, V., Frost, S.C., Moudgil, B.M., Brown, S.C., “The promise of nanotechnology for solving clinical problems in breast cancer,” Journal of Surgical Oncology 103(4):317-325, 2011.


Price, R.L., Gutwein, L.G., Kaledin, L., Tepper, F., Webster, T.J., “Osteoblast function on nanophase alumina materials: Influence of Chemistry, Phase, and Topography,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research 67A: 1284-1293, 2003.


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