Phillip Lucas, MD, is a specialist in orthopedic spine surgery at Rhode Island Hospital. The majority of his patients suffer from pain and disorders involving the neck and lower back. Spinal disorders may include a variety of problems, from pain to severe injuries and deformities.
Treatment involves a thorough evaluation, followed by development of a definitive plan (specific to each patient.) The goal is returning to an active and healthy life. State-of-the-art surgical and minimally-invasive procedures are employed, combined with a comprehensive rehabilitation program.
Lucas is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the New England Orthopaedic Society, the New England Spine Society, the Scoliosis Research Society, and has been certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery since 1979. He serves as an examiner on the Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.