Anthony R. Lucas, MD

Acute Pain Director & Liver Transplant, Anesthesiology

Dr. Lucas was born and raised in Arizona. He did his undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and a minor in Chemistry. He attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 2000-2002 and the University of Arizona College of Medicine from 2002-2004. He did his internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona, as well as his Anesthesiology Residency. Dr. Lucas was Administrative Chief Resident for obstetric anesthesiology from 2007-2008. He is now a faculty member at The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Director of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit, and is a member of the Acute Pain/Regional Anesthesia team.

Research Interests: 

Effects of Transcranial Ultrasound on Chronic Pain and Mood Novel Methods for Management of Airway Fires Microdose Intrathecal Morphine for Pain Control in a Patient with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1 Microdose Intrathecal Morphine for Pain Control of Post-Laminectomy Syndrome  The Effect of Subcutaneous Lidocaine on Radial Artery Diameter During Cannulation

Academic / Professional Bio: 

Dr. Lucas was born and raised in Arizona. He did his undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and a minor in Chemistry. He attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 2000-2002 and the University of Arizona College of Medicine from 2002-2004. He did his internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona, as well as his Anesthesiology Residency. Dr. Lucas was Administrative Chief Resident for obstetric anesthesiology from 2007-2008. He is now a faculty member at The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Director of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit, and is a member of the Acute Pain/Regional Anesthesia team.

Degrees
  • BS: University of Arizona, 1999
  • MCP: Hahnemann University, 2002
  • MD: University of Arizona, 2004
Residency
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine, Anesthesiology, 2005-2008
Fellowship
  • Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Liver Transplantation, 2016-2017

Publications

2013

Hameroff, S., M. Trakas, C. Duffield, E. Annabi, B. M Gerace, P. Boyle, A. Lucas, Q. Amos, A. Buadu, and J. J. Badal, "Transcranial ultrasound (TUS) effects on mental states: a pilot study.", Brain Stimul, vol. 6, issue 3, pp. 409-15, 2013 May. PMID: 22664271