At Xavier University School of Medicine, we have a number of visiting faculty who visit Aruba to speak with our students.

During the week of January 24-28, 2022, Dr. Robert Gluck visited to pass along his insight and experience to XUSOM students. Dr. Robert Gluck, MD is a Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Long Island, NY. He is affiliated with medical facilities Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital.

Dr. Gluck received his B.S. from Cornell University in 1979 and his Medical Degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1982. He completed his residency in Surgery at North Shore- Long Island Jewish ( LIJ )Medical Center in 1987, where he was selected Chief Resident of the Year. He was asked to join the full-time faculty after completing his post-graduate fellowship in Orthopedic Hand and Microsurgery at Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Gluck was appointed Chief of the Hand Service at LIJ and received a distinguished service award. He treats all ages, from infants with congenital developmental problems to the elderly with arthritis and other

On January 27, Xavier’s MD2 class received a presentation on traumatic and mechanical disorders of bone, bone tumors, and osteoporosis. “Dr. Gluck prepared an informative presentation with clinical vignettes to engage the class and highlight the clinical significance of the information,” said Kevin Ram, MD2 student. “He was also able to use his knowledge and experience to make the information more accessible to the students allowing for a better understanding of the concepts presented. It was a pleasure to have him present to our class and we look forward to hearing from him again soon.”