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Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Board-Certifed Orthopedic Surgeon
Fellowship-Trained Spine Surgeon
Clinical Associate Professor
Phillip R. Lucas, M.D., is a specialist in Orthopaedic Spine Surgery at Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Lucas completed fellowship-training in spine surgery with Dr. John Kostuik at the University of Toronto. 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. State-of-the-art surgical and minimally invasive procedures are employed, combined with a comprehensive rehabilitation program. Treatment involves a thorough evaluation, followed by development of a definitive plan, specific for each patient. The goal is returning to an active and healthy life.
Spine surgery fellowship-training with Dr. John Kostuik at the University of Toronto
- Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the New England Orthopaedic Society, the New England Spine Society, the Scoliosis Research Society
- Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery since 1979
- Serves as an examiner on the Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.