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Luke Fortney, MD

Family Medicine

“I practice family medicine that’s focused on meeting your family’s total needs: on-time, available and family-centered.”

Primary Clinic: Meriter McKee

3102 Meriter Way
Madison, WI 53719
(608) 417-8800

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Hospital Affiliations

Meriter Hospital

Education and Board Certification

2007, Fellowship, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
2006, Residency, UW Department of Family Medicine, Madison
2003, Medical School, UW School of Medicine and Public Health
ABMS/AOA Certification, American Board of Family Medicine

Medical Interests

Dr. Fortney enjoys practicing within the broad spectrum of family medicine. In addition to medications, surgery, and various tests when needed, he also encourages his patients to consider healthy diet, regular exercise, and stress reduction strategies to help manage illnesses, chronic diseases and to promote overall wellness and prevention.

Medical Philosophy

Prevention is very important to Dr. Fortney. To impart this philosophy, Dr. Fortney spends time getting to know his patients – giving them his total attention in the exam room. He believes in empowering his patients to have a say in their treatment plan, as well as to help create it. Dr. Fortney sees himself as a health advisor, or coach, and manages as many needs as possible to make health care simple for his patients.

Personal Interests

In his free time, Dr. Fortney enjoys practicing yoga as well as hiking and traveling. He is also a proud fan of the Packers and Badgers.

Meriter Medical Group Provider:  Yes