Dr. Rene Lucas, MD

Dr. Rene Lucas, MD

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Dr. Rene Lucas, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Sun City West, AZ and has been practicing for 29 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

(623) 537-5600

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Lucas' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spondylosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lucas treats Spondylosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lucas treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Coccygeal Pain
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Dr. Lucas treats Coccygeal Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lucas treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Low Back Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lucas treats Low Back Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lucas treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lucas' conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
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)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Nerve Block
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rene Lucas, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Sun City West, AZ and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

1990
UCLA Vamc
Residency Hospital
1986
UCLA Vamc
Internship Hospital
1985
University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
1986
1985

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lucas' Reviews

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4.6

Based on 14 reviews

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Dr. Lucas is the best. I received RFA treatments in California for 2+ years before relocating to Arizona and receiving the same treatments from Dr. Lucas. I have lived pain free the past 8 months thanks to Dr. Lucas.
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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Locations

The CORE Institute

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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