Dr. Lutz has over two decades of experience and came to Summit Medical Group – Bend Memorial Clinic in 2009 from a private practice in Fresno, California. Dr. Lutz received his Medical Degree from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia and his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from UCLA. He completed his Residency at Long Beach, VA, Internship at Wadsworth VA, Los Angeles and Fellowship at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and Stanford University.
Dr. Lutz is board certified in American Board of Internal Medicine and ABIM Infectious Diseases. His areas of interest include general infectious diseases, invasive fungal infections, and travel and tropical medicine. Dr. Lutz believes infectious disease medicine provides many intellectual challenges and puzzles to solve.
Dr. Lutz is a member of the Oregon Medical Society, American College of Physicians and the Infectious Disease Society of America.
In 2014 he received recognition for successfully completing the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) Certificate of Knowledge Examination. In recognition of the critical need for travel medicine practitioners to maintain and increase their skills and knowledge, the ISTM has developed a continuing professional development program for travel medicine practitioners. The program is structured around a 10-year cycle of professional education, study and involvement in the field of travel medicine.
In his spare time, Dr. Lutz’s enjoys wilderness travel and hunting.