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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 42

9850 Genesee Ave Ste 940
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dr. Lucks' Experience

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Dr. Lucks' Specialties

  • Cardiology

Procedures Dr. Lucks Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Conditions Dr. Lucks Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Foundation Cardiovascular Medcn
SAN DIEGO CARDIOVASCULAR ASSOC
9850 Genesee Ave Ste 940
La Jolla, CA 92037
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    Dr. Lucks' Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    2
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Lucks

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Graduated in 1999
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lucks & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Lucks' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Lucks has admitting privileges:

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    • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

    • Palomar Health Downtown

    • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lucks

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.2
    • 13 Star Ratings
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    4.2 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lucks to family and friends

    4.2 out of 5

    13 responses

    Dr. Lucks' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    13 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.9 out of 5

    13 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.6 out of 5

    13 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    12 responses

    Experience with Dr. Lucks

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.5 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    13 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

    13 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Foundation Cardiovascular Medcn
    SAN DIEGO CARDIOVASCULAR ASSOC
    9850 Genesee Ave Ste 940
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858) 457-1234 (Office)
    (858) 457-8653 (Fax)
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