Dr. Dolores Lucas received her medical doctorate degree from New York University School of Medicine in 1994. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at New York University Medical Center, New York City, in 1995. Upon completion of two years in a Dermatology Residency at SUNY (New York City), Dr. Lucas completed her Dermatology training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville in 1998. While at Vanderbilt, Dr. Lucas was a contributing author for the landmark textbook Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine (5th Edition). Dr. Lucas has also contributed numerous publications to the medical literature and has made many academic presentations in the field of dermatology. She is Board Certified in Dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology. Her professional memberships include the Tennessee Medical Association and Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
After completing her Dermatology training, Dr. Lucas was offered a faculty position at Vanderbilt. However, she chose to begin the rewarding career of private practice and joined Dickson Medical Associates in 2000. Dr. Lucas has been a shareholder and a member of the DMA Board of Directors since 2007.
Dr. Lucas’ Dermatology practice specializes in disorders and diseases of the skin, hair and nails. She performs minimally invasive surgical procedures and offers topical therapies in the treatment of everything from acne to psoriasis. Frequently performed surgical procedures include removal of cysts, skin cancers and precancerous growths. Dr. Lucas’ extensive training provides her with the confidence to diagnose and treat all dermatologic disorders including hypersensitivities and immune deficiency disorders. Dr. Lucas’ knowledge and experience means her office provides the best of dermatologic care to patients of all ages, from pediatric, through adult and geriatric patient populations.
When Dr. Lucas is not working, she enjoys gardening, running, photography, scrapbooking and cooking.