Dr Mel Lucas
Family Practitioner, Medical Director, and Researcher
About Dr Mel Lucas
In his capacity as a family practitioner at Patterson Medical Clinic in Florissant, Missouri, Dr. Mel Lucas provides to his patients a variety of services, including nutritional counseling, asthma care, skin cancer screening, echocardiograms, minor office surgeries, and general physical exams. In addition, the experienced physician oversees the office as medical director. Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Mel Lucas has practiced in Florissant since 1986.
Outside of his work at Patterson Medical Clinic, Dr. Lucas maintains additional responsibilities as medical director of and principal investigator at PrimeCare Research, another Florissant-based company. In the latter position, he has managed more than 200 studies into issues like erectile dysfunction, coronary artery disease, and hypertension. Furthermore, he has presented his findings at the National Speaker’s Bureau to a variety of pharmaceutical companies, such as Novartis Laboratories and Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals.
Over the course of his career, Dr. Mel Lucas has garnered numerous commendations for his medical services. Recognized for his care to patients who have experienced a stroke and/or received a diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, he has been honored with Clinical Excellence Recognition in the National Committee for Quality and Assurance (NCQA) and acknowledgement from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Heart/Stroke Recognition Program. Dr. Mel Lucas has also earned accolades from the American Diabetes Association and the NCQA for his devotion in providing care to individuals with diabetes.