Dr. Michael Lucia, MD
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Critical Care Medicine | Male

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Dr. Michael Lucia, MD is a critical care medicine doctor who practices in Sparks, NV. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Lucia is affiliated with Northern Nevada Medical Center, Renown Regional Medical Center and Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center.

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based on 37 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Lucia's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in Winnemucca, NV |
Dr Lucia is an arrogant bully. My first appointment with him was horrible. He was upset that I had a sleep study done 5 years earlier at a different facility than his. He spent the whole visit berating the sleep center I'd been too and berating my primary care Dr who didn't refer me to him. I was treated like a child being disciplined. I was totally blind sided, he came in with a chip on his shoulder and started lecturing me the minute he entered the room.
in Reno, NV |
He was very professional and answered all questions in great detail. I left without any regrets and unanswered questions. His knowledge in his field is comprehensive and impressive. He tests thoroughly has great contacts if you need a referral.
in Reno, NV |
Dear Dr. Lucia: I hope this is a wake-up. As you known, my father is one of the most respected physicians on the West Coast. While I certainly do not speak for him, I do know quite a bit about the practice of quality medicine from growing up in the Medical Community. Having grown up with a highly-rated nationally-recognized physician, and therefore having grown up with dozens and dozens of physicians, I can only say this office is run not for the care of the patients, but to extract $$
in Truckee, CA |
Do not use this doctor! I think he may be off the deep end on a few things. Switches statements, rude, arrogant, demeaning, negative. My way or the high way attitude. Truly a shame, because you are there for help. Stay away unless you want a good tongue lashing. I really feel sorry for his staff.
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    Dr. Lucia's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Critical Care Medicine
    •  Board certified in Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Sleep Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
    • Asthma
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Bronchitis
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Cough
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Emphysema
    • Interstitial Lung Disease
    • Low Blood Oxygen Level
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lung Nodule
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pneumonia
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Shortness of Breath
    • Sinusitis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Univ Of Al Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1992

    • Internship Hospital
      Riverside Methodist Hospital

      Completed in 1993

    • Residency Hospital
      Riverside Methodist Hospital

      Completed in 1995

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

      Completed in 1999

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Pulmonology
    • Sleep Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • Pulmonary Function Test