Christopher Lutz, MD


Assistant Attending Physiatrist, Hospital for Special Surgery



Dr. Margaret M. Kenrick Achievement Award, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1996


American Medical Association
American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
North American Spine Society

Insurances Accepted

Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Medicare (Status: Non-Par using Medicare Limited Fee Schedule)

If your particular insurance plan is not listed, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits. Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage.


MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC, 1996
BA, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, 1991


UMDNJ-Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, PM&R, New Jersey, 2000
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC, 1997


Hospital for Special Surgery, Spine/Sports Medicine, New York, 2001


American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2001

State Licensure

New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

Christopher Lutz, MD has contributed to the following educational materials:

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Selected Publications

Lee MS, Cooper G, Lutz GE, Lutz C: Intradiscal Electrothermal Annuloplasty (IDET) for Treatment of Chronic Lumbar Discogenic Pain: A Minimum 2-Year Clinical Outcome Study. Pain Physician 2003; 6:232-238.

Lutz C, Lutz GE, Cooke PM: Treatment of Chronic Lumbar Discogenic Pain with Intradiscal Electrothermal Annuloplasty: A Prospective Outcome Study. Arch Phys Med Rehab 2003, 84:23-28.

Bryan MB, Lutz C, Lutz GE: Fluoroscopic Assessment of Epidural Contrast Spread after Caudal Injection. Journal Orthoped Med. 2000,22(2):3-6.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.


HSS Spine at Hospital for Special Surgery


Dr. Christopher Lutz, Physiatrist

Contact Information

Office Locations

75th Street Campus
429 East 75th Street - 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1494
Fax: 212.774.7394

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

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