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Dr. Jay Lucas, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Lucas

The Lucas Center

280 Fort Sanders West Blvd Bldg 4 Knoxville, TN 37922

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Dr. Jay Lucas, MD is a cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 1994 and specializes in cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery, craniofacial surgery, and more.


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4.7

Based on 116 reviews

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Run away as fast as you can! I have had three surgeries for a breast augmentation with this guy. The first time I contracted MRSA (which he kept telling me I didn't have an infection), took antibiotics for six weeks, had a revision bc of the infection (2nd surgery) and then another surgery to fix the supposed lift he did that did not hold. Finally a year and a half later (and about $12,000 later) the lift still isn't holding on one side so I am left with breasts that look like a chop shop!
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Wish I could leave a negative rating. I have a medical condition that requires 2 different procedures. I verified with Medicare & Medicare Supplemetal that the procedures were covered before making an appt. Since I have a Neurologist & Internist with yrs of documentation proving the need of the procedures they would be paid. Dr. Lucas refused to see me after I spent over an hr doing paperwork stating he didn't want to take a chance of not getting paid. They verified nothing. Atrocious Work Ethic
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Dr. Lucas botched the surgery for my nose last year. I feel he doesn't listen to what is in the best interest of his patients. After a breast reduction for medical reasons he appeared sleepy in post op. I used all the expensive scar cream bottles sold at his office. He cut too far up my cleavage and made my breast look horrible. However he has caused me extreme non-stop pain for what was suppose to be a simple nose correction. He won't own his mistake of dropping my cartilage nor reimburse me.
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About Me

 We are proud to offer comprehensive, state-of-the-art capabilities to help you achieve your desired aesthetic goals. Whatever your reasons for pursuing plastic surgery, The Lucas Center Plastic Surgery will strive to meet your every expectation...

Specialties

  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2009
Med College Of Ga Hospital and Cli
Residency Hospital
2009
Stanford University Medical Center-Fellow In Craniofacial Surgery
2001
Stanford University
Fellowship Hospital
1998
University Of Pa Health System
Residency Hospital
1995
Hospital University Of Pa
Internship Hospital
1994
Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
Medical School
1987
Roanoke College
Undergraduate School
Stanford University
2009
2009
2001
1998
1995
1994
1987

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, Member
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery, Member
  • The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Member
  • Young Plastic Surgeon Committee, Member

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(865) 218-6210

Dr. Lucas accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lucas' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gynecomastia
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Dr. Lucas treats Gynecomastia more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Lucas treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Breast Diseases
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Dr. Lucas treats Breast Diseases more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Lucas treats this condition more than 62% of his peers

Breast Reconstruction
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lucas performs Breast Reconstruction more than 16% of his peers

Dr. Lucas performs this procedure more than 16% of his peers

Dr. Lucas' conditions and procedures:

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Dermabrasion
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Liposuction
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

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