Lucky Meisenheimer, MD
Welcome to the portal for Doc Lucky Meisenheimer. This is the gateway to his web sites, blogs, books and videos.
Doc Lucky is a physician, award winning author, actor and, athlete who has many eclectic interests. He loves to share his expertise and experiences with others. An authority on multiple subjects whether it be, dermatology and Mohs surgery, yo-yos, zombies, open water swimming, coaching special needs athletes, renegade film making, underwater hockey, or just out of the box book promotion ideas, Doc Lucky is your man.
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When not writing or filming, Doc Lucky is known as Dr. John "Lucky" Meisenheimer, a prestigious dermatologist, Mohs surgeon, and chief of the dermatology division of Orlando Regional Healthcare System. On an international level, Doc Lucky is known for his critically acclaimed and award winning novel "The Immune" and as a world-renowned yo-yo collector/historian featured in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the largest yo-yo collection. His exploits with yo-yos led to authoring and publishing his first book, Lucky's Collectors Guide to 20th Century Yo-Yos, which is preserved in the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History Collection.
Over the years, he has garnered a plethora of unusual accomplishments such as being featured in Ripley's Believe It Or Not for swimming a half-mile with his foot in his mouth, wrestling Victor the Wrestling Bear, being a muzzle-loading, rifle-shooting champion, breaking world records for ear wiggling, and more. All of his eccentric talents and boundless charisma have landed him guest appearances on national television shows such as The Martha Stewart Show, CBS Evening News, Real People, PM Magazine, Nickelodeon, National Lampoons Masters Comedy Night School, Treasures in Your Home, and others.
A champion swimmer and inductee to the EKU Sports Hall of Fame, he has set Masters World Records and won national titles. An ASCA-certified, level 5 masters coach, Doc Lucky is the "Man-O-War Swim Team" (Orange County Special Olympics swim team) coach since 1993. He also has served over 20 years on the Board of Directors of the YMCA Aquatic Center, the internationally recognized, competitive aquatic complex. His daily lake swims at his home on Lake Cane in Orlando "Lucky's Lake Swim" have seized a cult-like following. Thousands of open water swimmers have joined him for his morning swims since 1989.
He plays a recurrent role as "Doc Ruger" in the Zombie CauseTM webisodes, which is based on his book "The Zombie Cause Dictionary".