Dr. Thomas Lucas, MD

Dr. Thomas Lucas, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
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Age 73
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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

3500 Oak Lawn Ave Ste 300

Dallas, TX 75219

Contact Information

(972) 709-1961

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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ADHD and-or ADD
normal
more than 72% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
normal
more than 57% of peers
Bipolar Disorder
normal
more than 48% of peers

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Dr. Lucas' bio

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."

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Care Philosophy

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."

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

17  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Oklahoma State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Sheppard And Enoch Pratt Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Sheppard And Enoch Pratt Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Deckert Award for Excellence in Medical Teaching, Univ Of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1985
  • Medical Director of the Year, Ramsay Helathcare, 1987
Media & Publications

Dr. Lucas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lucas' Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lucas to family and friends
22 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Lucas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

This man is poisoning my brother with meds and has been for over 5 years. I have begged my brother to quit seeing him but he keeps going back to be prescribed anxiety and sleeping meds one on top of the other. My brother is now a full blown addict who has lost his family, his job, his friends. He...more
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It just amazes me that when you call and leave a message regarding appointments, medication refills, etc. NO ONE ever calls you back and NO ONE ever answers the phone. They don't even answer the emails or faxes. His staff needs to get on board with managing his clients better and put people...more
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