Dr. Robert Lucas, MD

Dr. Robert Lucas, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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39 y/o
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Dr. Robert Lucas, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 3 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Mercy Medical Group

3000 Q St

Sacramento, CA 95816
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lucas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Elbow Injuries
high
more than 84% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
high
more than 83% of peers
Fracture
normal
more than 66% of peers

Dr. Lucas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lucas "My goal is to educate and involve my patients in their care.  That way they will know their options and make the choice that is right for them."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

75  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dislocated Elbow
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Girdle Defect - Mental Retardation, Familial
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Ulnar Neuritis
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31  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Wake Forest University
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Naval Medical Center San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of California-San Francisco Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
  • US Navy Flight Surgeon
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lucas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Lucas' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lucas to family and friends
5 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Lucas is the best ortho surgeon ever! I had pain & decreasing function in my shoulder since 1999 until I couldn't sleep laying down & couldn't dress myself. I was in bad shape & constant pain. I'm an RN and he was referred to me by RNs. I got in to see him without delay - had surgery without...more
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Dr Lucas is an outstanding surgeon. He repaired a badly "broken" rotater cuff I received when I fell in the street landing directly on my shoulder. It took almost 6 weeks before I saw him, (I didn't know the extent of the injury) I exascerbated the wound, making it even more difficult to repair...more
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I incurred a freak ankle injury, this past June, in which my full size basketball hoop fell directly above my ankle, crushing my tibia and fibula. Dr Lucas performed surgery a couple days later, and saw me through the recovery process, regularly. While that injury still causes consistent...more
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Dr Lucas expertly repaired my shoulder. He is current with his knowledge, listens and advises and is a true professional. I recommend him highly.
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Have a traumatic dislocated shoulder and was in Asia, not in a big city. They did patch me up very well but was so happy to find there's a shoulder specialist close to my daughter I was visiting in 2 weeks. Got in, got an x-ray in one visit and saw doctor. He was great, knows his stuff, I had total...more
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