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Dr. Thomas Lucas, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1969 and specializes in psychiatry.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Lucas "Dr. Lucas is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Texas A&M College of Medicine-Dallas Campus, and teaches Neuropsychiatry and Psychopharmacology in the Thorntree Psychiatric Associates based Texas A&M Third Year Medical Student Dallas Psychiatry clerkship. Dr. Lucas graduated from Oklahoma State University where he received his Bachelor's degree in Pre-Medical Sciences. He then completed his Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine followed there by his Internship in Neurology, Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. He completed his Residency in Adult Psychiatry at the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital with affiliate studies in Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital and School of Medicine, in Baltimore, Maryland. He is certified in Adult Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and specializes in Neuropsychiatry. Dr. Lucas served on Active Military Duty as a Medical Officer in the United States Army European Medical Command, (Federal Republic of Germany), followed by a long career in the United States Army Reserve. He worked as a Special Operations Medical Officer in the Army Reserve 12th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and later received the Meritorious Service Medal for his work as Command Surgeon, 95th Division (Training), in Oklahoma City. He completed his military service at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, He returned to the University of Oklahoma as Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and was awarded the Gordon H. Deckert Chairman's Award for Sustained Excellence in Medical Teaching for his work as clerkship site director for third-year medical students as well as for the development of the Advanced Psychopharmacology course for senior residents. Dr. Lucas has served as Hospital Medical Director at several psychiatric hospital facilities in Texas and Oklahoma as well as the Adult Psychiatric Intensive Unit Service Chief at the Timberlawn Mental Health Center in Dallas. In addition to his active clinical neuropsychiatric practice and long-standing dedication to both pre-and post-graduate medical education, his research interests continue in elucidating and understanding the underlying dysfunctional neuro-inflammatory and electrophysiologic brain mechanisms manifesting clinically as neuropsychiatric disorders. His clinical practice now includes an interest in the assessment and treatment of suspected closed head injuries using currently developing technology."
This content was provided by Dr. Lucas "At Thorntree Psychiatric Associates, our doctors strive to help patients with depression, anxiety, neuropsychiatric disorders, mood disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorders. Our treatment encompasses a wide range of solutions, including psycho-pharmacologic measures, as well as contemporary treatment modalities, such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation."
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Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*