Dr. Lori Lucas, MD

Dr. Lori Lucas, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Female  |  
Age 62
(29)
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Dr. Lori Lucas, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. She is 62 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.Read her story

980 Johnson Ferry Rd Ste 820

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 252-9307

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Lucas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lucas "Dr. Lucas is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia in Athens, with a B.S. in zoology. After completing her medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, she completed an internship in anesthesiology at Emory University and its affiliated hospitals. Dr. Lucas completed her residency in internal medicine at the Medical College of Georgia and her fellowship in gastroenterology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Since 1989, Dr. Lucas has been practicing in the Atlanta area. She joined Northside Gastroenterology, P.A. in 2004, which was acquired by Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates in 2010. She is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Medical Association, the Georgia Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Society, and the Southern Medical Association. For the second consecutive year, Dr. Lucas was named to Atlanta magazine's 'Top Doctors' guide in gastroenterology by Castle Connally Medical, Ltd. "

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Georgia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Grady Meml Hosp/Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Med College Ga
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lucas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lucas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lucas to family and friends
2.7
based on 29 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Lucas' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Conyers, GA |
This Doctor was way overbooked. We've waited 4 hours to get the endoscopy done. Waste of half a day.
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Brookhaven, GA |
Dr Lucas herself is great - straight-forward, knowledgeable, thoughtful and so on. But her reception team and scheduling practices are terrible. The reception assistant and manager do not keep people informed of delays, and don't apologize or show care when folks have to reschedule due to those...more
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Atlanta, GA |
She is approachable and will answer any/all questions. She may be direct to some, but I liked her directness as it was matched with empathy and care.
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in Woodstock, GA |
I have been seeing Dr. Lucas for over 11years. She is one of the best physicians I have ever seen. I retired from the Healthcare business and belive when I say she is the best. She saved me from having unnecessary surgery that was recommended by another physician. She is very gentle and had a...more
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Marietta, GA |
I will never go back. I had an 11:15 appointment. After waiting one hour and 55 minutes I left. I'm 70 and it is the first time I have ever done that. Totally unprofessional on her part and that of her staff. I have sine learned she has a reputation for being late. Maybe she should work on that.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lucas accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lucas has admitting privileges

Northside Hospital
1000 Johnson Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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