Dr. Layla Lucas, MD

Vascular SurgeryFemaleAge 44

Dr. Lucas
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Arizona Vascular Specialists

6442 E Speedway Blvd Ste 102 Tucson, AZ 85710

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Dr. Layla Lucas, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Tucson, AZ and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Lucas has more experience with Peripheral Vascular Disease and Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection than other specialists in her area. She graduated from University of Arizona medical school in 2004. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Holy Cross Hospital and Saint Joseph's Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lucas to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Lucas

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Lucas treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Lucas treats other conditions, please contact the office at (520) 318-3004.

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disease specialists.

Dr. Lucas is experienced in the area of Peripheral Vascular Disease. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Dr. Lucas
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Very High

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Dr. Lucas is experienced in the area of Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Aortic Aneurysm
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
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Dr. Lucas' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Burn Injuries
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Embolism
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphedema
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spider Veins
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Lucas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Enterprise Group
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Choice Care PPO
Principal Life
Thrivent Financial
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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  • Office environment (10)
  • Staff friendliness (9)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (8)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (3)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (3)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (3)
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My husband started seeing Dr. Lucas after a hospitalization in 2018 from a pulmonary embolism. At first all went well with the visits and scheduling. Then last year when he was due for an Ultrasound no one called-he called the office repeatedly and finally had to stop in there to get an appointment scheduled. When he developed swelling again at the same site in his leg as before the embolism, he called the office to see about getting an Ultrasound done-it had been awhile since his last. No one called back that day. The next morning he called again and they said they would page Dr. Lucas. That was over 2 weeks ago and NO ONE has ever called back. This was not in reference to a cosmetic varicose vein issue, this was a patient who almost died earlier from a pulmonary embolism calling with concerns that another clot was forming in his swollen leg. How irresponsible and uncaring for no one from this office to respond to his calls. Needless to say he is going to see a new Vascular Dr.
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About a year ago Jesus saved my life at the hands of doctor Lucas. she was able to clear and remove a clot from my main artery which almost spilled into my brain and could have killed me. several months later she removed the bad port that another doctor had botched and put a brand new port in and was able to remove scar tissue from the other Port site from another incompetent surgeon. thank God for Layla Lucas
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Steven johnson in Tucson, AZ – Jan 25, 2017
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This was my 2nd opinion doctor after my first one wasted 6 months and never figured out the problem. The first test she sent me for and that was the right one! The surgery was a breeze and she was great at explaining what was going on and also kept checking my comfort level.
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John in Tucson, AZ – Oct 11, 2016
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My system started to shut down and Dr. Lucas knew what she had to do .My stay in the hospital was 32 days and was back home before Christmas
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Stuart Hawkins in Tempe, AZ – Jun 04, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a board certified Vascular Surgeon, I provide a comprehensive approach to diagnosing and treating diseases of the arteries and veins, wound healing,...Read more


I am an Arizona native and a proud graduate of the University of Arizona.  Go Wildcats!  I graduated Cum Laude with a bachelors of science in...Read more


  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications


University of Arizona
Fellowship Hospital
University of Arizona
Residency Hospital
University of Arizona
Internship Hospital
University of Arizona
Medical School
University of Arizona
Undergraduate School


  • English
  • Spanish


Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Layla Lucas, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Layla Lucas, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Lucas' profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Layla Lucas, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lucas frequently treats Peripheral Vascular Disease and Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection. See all practice areas where Dr. Lucas specializes.

Where is Dr. Layla Lucas, MD's office located?

Dr. Lucas' office is located at 6442 E Speedway Blvd Ste 102, Tucson, AZ 85710. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Layla Lucas, MD speak?

Dr. Lucas speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Layla Lucas, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Lucas has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Arizona Vascular Specialists6442 E Speedway Blvd Ste 102 Tucson, AZ 85710

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Lucas is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Holy Cross Hospital

Nogales, AZ

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

Saint Joseph's Hospital

Tucson, AZ

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

Tucson Medical Center

Tucson, AZ

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

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