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About Dr. Thomas W Lucas

Dr. Thomas W Lucas, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Dallas, TX, with another office in Dallas, TX. He has 49 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Lucas is affiliated with Timberlawn Mental Health System. Dr. Lucas has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

24 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas W Lucas is Great. Dr. Thomas W Lucas has been rated by 24 patients. From those 24 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Thomas W Lucas is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Thomas William Lucas Md

3500 Oak Lawn Ave Ste 300
Dallas, TX 75219
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Thorntree Psychiatric Associates

4300 MacArthur Ave Ste 260
Dallas, TX 75209
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Specialties

Dr. Thomas W Lucas has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

  • Personality Disorder
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Mental Illness
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Insomnia
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder

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Reviews

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Waste of time!

What a joke!!!! They schedule me 3 months out for a new patient, then call me the day before my apt just to say the Dr won't be in the office and try to move it another full month back. So, they want me to wait 4 months (if they don't reschedule again) just for me to see him. I'm now going to lose a full day of work for nothing!!!!!!

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Made me more depressed

All he did was listen for about 30 mins, prescribed depression med and took my money. Waste of my time...waste of my money.... Had to go to another Dr to get on the right medication. Dr Lucas didn't even follow up to see how I was feeling after he treated me. He's a joke!

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Extremely Frustrated

My son went to Dr. Lucas and all he did was talk to him for a short time and then put him on Xanax. (6 month supply) I called and notified the Dr by certified mail of serious concerns for my son (26 yrs old) since he was initially evaluated. (sleeps alot, withdrawn from society, rages, loss of memory, etc..). I requested/pleaded he not refill his prescription until he re-evaluated him. My request and concerns were ignored. He allowed the refills without another evaluation. Therefore, it tells me he doesn't care about the patient.... it's all about the money. DO NOT send your loved one to Dr. Thomas Lucas.

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Best Doctor I've Had

Helps with my anxieties and depression. Lucas spends the time needed for me not him and is really helpfull with ideas in bettering my thoughts and actions. Makes it easier to live with myself.

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Experienced and Professional

After visist with other doctors, Dr. Lucas is a professional, caring, experienced diagnostician. I would highly recommend Dr. Lucas to those looking for a psychiatrist.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2012)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Lucas is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    49 Years Experience

  • University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1969

  • University Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Thomas W Lucas accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas
    • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
    • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
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