Dr. Rene Lucas, MD

Dr. Rene Lucas, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Rene Lucas, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Sun City West, AZ and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

14520 W Granite Valley Dr Ste 210

Sun City West, AZ 85375

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain
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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • UCLA VAMC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • UCLA VAMC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lucas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lucas' Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lucas to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lucas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Doctor Lucas is the most caring doctor i have ever been to. He actually listens to what i have to say. He will always work with you and for you, not against you! He has given me hope that there are still some doctors that care for you and not just the paycheck! And his medical assistants are great...more
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Does not listen very well. WILL NOT return phone calls, even if for ER. Remedy for increased pain from 'rebound' (due to a Radio-Frequency Oblation operation; which gave relief for one whole month) is steroid injections (two of those) or facet injections (two of those);4 days of relief for the...more
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Dr. Lucas is extremely knowledgeable, understanding and patient. When undergoing an epidural procedure with Dr. Lucas he has always injected into the area that Is causing me pain. I always get pain relief after his treatment. I call Dr, Lucas my miracle man
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He is very pleasant to talk with. Very efficient in his testing. The only problem I'm having is, I think not understanding or empathetic of how bad my pain has become. His assistants have become rude and push me for surgery and physical therapy. I wish they would be kinder and understand medication...more
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