Dr. Amber Luhn was born in East Ridge, Tennessee, and grew up in Watkinsville, Georgia. After graduating magna cum laude with a BS in biochemistry from the University of Georgia in Athens, she went on to complete her medical degree at Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. While there, she served as a member of the Student Government Association and earned the Harry O’Rear Award for Outstanding Student in Pediatrics. Following an internship and residency in general pediatrics in Augusta, Dr. Luhn completed a fellowship in pediatric primary care sports medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. While doing her fellowship training, she served as assistant team physician at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She also earned the opportunity to speak on the female athlete triad for the Women’s Virtual Library at UTHSCSA and was invited to present her research abstract at the American College of Sports Medicine national meeting.
As a pediatric sports medicine specialist, Dr. Luhn enjoys helping young athletes overcome or manage their medical conditions to return to play and take their sport to the next level. Using her talent in science to help others, she especially appreciates the energy and motivation of the young patients she has the opportunity to treat. Dr. Luhn serves as team physician for Karns High School and UT athletics. Her primary responsibilities for UT athletics are with the women’s soccer and basketball teams. Dr. Luhn is an also an integral part of KOC’s concussion care team.
Dr. Luhn and her husband, a Knoxville native, are the proud parents of two girls and twin boys. Her children all enjoy being involved in taekwondo. Spending time with her family is her top priority in her leisure time.
- Pediatric Sports Medicine
- American Board of Pediatrics, 2005
- American Academy of Pediatrics
- American Board of Pediatrics
- B.S., University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1998
- M.D., Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 2002
- General Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 2005
- Pediatric Primary Care Sports Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX, 2006