Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Podesta Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Institute / LP Regenerative Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
  • Phone: (239) 631-1960
  • Cell: (805) 444-5879
  • Website:

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Orthopedics - Non-Surgical and Physical Medicine & Rehab

Specialty Focus:

Interventional orthopedic procedures, Orthobiologics, Platelet Rich Plasma therapies, Cell-based therapies, Diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of orthopedic, musculoskeletal, spine and sports related injuries


BS, Wagner College; MD, Autonomous University of Guadalajara; Fifth Pathway, New York Medical College

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

Luga Podesta, MD is a renowned, dual board certified (Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine), nonsurgical orthopedic sports medicine physician, lecturer, teacher, author, researcher, and consultant for over 3 decades. He is considered an expert in interventional orthopedic procedures, orthobiologics, and cell-based therapies, for the non-surgical treatment of orthopedic, musculoskeletal and sports related injuries. Dr. Podesta has extensive experience working as a team physician and consultant for numerous professional and collegiate sports teams, in addition to the music, performing arts and entertainment Industries. Dr. Podesta is a frequently invited national and international lecturer, on topics specific to regenerative orthopedics, orthobiologics and cell-based therapies; injury prevention, diagnosis and emergency management of on-field sports related orthopedic, musculoskeletal and spine related injuries.