Dr. Thomas Lucas, MD

PsychiatryMaleAge 76

Dr. Lucas
Accepting new patients

Thorntree Psychiatric Associates

3500 Oak Lawn Ave Dallas, TX 75219

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(972) 709-1961

Dr. Thomas Lucas, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Dallas, TX. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lucas to book an appointment.

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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lucas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lucas performs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lucas performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Major Depressive Disorder
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lucas treats Major Depressive Disorder more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Lucas treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Psychological Evaluation
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lucas performs Psychological Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Lucas performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Lucas' conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dementia
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Neurocognitive Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychosis
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

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(972) 709-1961

Dr. Lucas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Lucas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lucas

4.2

Based on 29 ratings

5 Stars
68.96551724137932%
(20)
4 Stars
10.344827586206897%
(3)
3 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
2 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
1 Star
13.793103448275861%
(4)
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Dear sir my wife sanjida ahmmed. She always psychiatrist problem so we will meet next year 2020 February please help and send tex my mail tm.mahfuz@yahoo.com Bangladesh
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Sanjida Ahmmed – Aug 02, 2021
This doctor is beyond amazing. I can't recall the number of times that he has gone out of his way and done something for me that NO OTHER DOCTOR would do; such as call a pharmacist on a Sunday morning, pick up the phone on thanksgiving day, answer his own office phone, verify a prescription for a fearful pharmacist, I could go on but do I really need to? This level of doctor/patient relationship just doesn't exist, anywhere, except from Dr Lucas. It doesn't make sense in this day and age that anyone would be as "good" of a human being as this guy is. A++++++++ I wish I could make him my primary care.
What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Nov 18, 2019
I am an almost decade old patient. Of all the doctors I have seen over almost 40 years of serious issues, Dr. Lucas is the most informed, most caring, most trustworthy psychiatrist I have ever come across. I would not trade him or his staff for the world.
1 person found this helpful
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May 22, 2019
I give Dr. Lucas 5 stars because he has really helped my son and myself.My only negative is about his staff.They do not return desperate calls, even on refills.Right now my son is out of his anti-depressant because he says DrLucas told him to take 4 pills a day but only had a 30 day supply.He has called and called at least 8 calls so far and no one is calling back nor refilling.He was to see DrLucas today,but he got a call Mon that DrLucas wife was sick and needed to cancel.What to do? No meds
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
2 people found this helpful
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Janis Ripley in Ovilla, TX – Feb 13, 2019
I have been to many psychiatrists and he is the best. I have never encountered one who genuinely cares about their patients. He is even available 24/7 for emergencies. I have absolutely no complaints about him and I've been a patient of his for over 7 years.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Oct 13, 2018
Dr. Lucas literally saved my life. No other psychatriat even knew what to do for me. He's the only in 15 years to actually help me. The only one who never gave up on a previously hopeless case. He told me he'd never give up on me, and he never has.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Apr 30, 2018
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 just spent 3 months in jail... was released and immediately started the clomazapan again... just to be dazed and confused ... high and hallucinating. I wish i knew how to stop this.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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Midlothian, Tex – Mar 15, 2018
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 in there that are willing to assist you. They just seem to ignore your telephone messages. How can a company operate like this? It should not be so hard to get a return phone call.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
7 people found this helpful
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Dallas, TX – Jul 28, 2017

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About Me

Care Philosophy

At Thorntree Psychiatric Associates, our doctors strive to help patients with depression, anxiety, neuropsychiatric disorders, mood disorders, and post-traumatic...Read more

Biography

Dr. Lucas is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Texas A&M College of Medicine-Dallas Campus, and teaches Neuropsychiatry and Psychopharmacology...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

1973
Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1972
Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital
Residency Hospital
1970
University Hospitals
Internship Hospital
1966
Oklahoma State University
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Awards

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Thomas Lucas, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lucas frequently treats Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Major Depressive Disorder, and Psychological Evaluation. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lucas treats.

Where is Dr. Thomas Lucas, MD's office located?

Dr. Lucas' office is located at 3500 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Lucas speaks Spanish, German, and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Thorntree Psychiatric Associates

Hamilton-lucas Physicians PA3500 Oak Lawn Ave Dallas, TX 75219
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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 - 2:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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