Sylvia M. Lucas M.D., Ph.D. Accepting new patients

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Brain injury, General neurology, Headaches


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Sylvia Lucas, M.D., Ph.D., is a board-certified neurologist at the Neurology Clinic at UW Medical Center, the Wadsworth Clinical Term Professor in Headache Research and Practice and a UW professor of Neurology, Neurological Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine.

Dr. Lucas specializes in headache medicine. She strives to create active partnerships with her patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Lucas earned her M.D. and Ph.D. at the UW. She is board certified in both Headache Medicine and Neurology. She is a fellow of the American Headache Society, past president of the Puget Sound Neurological Society and on the board of directors of the Headache Cooperative of the Pacific. Her clinical and research interests include headache, brain injury and post-traumatic headache.

Neurology Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 8th Floor Seattle, WA 98195


Epilepsy, General neurology, Headaches, Movement disorders/spasticity


Neurology Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 4th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


General neurology

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 1988

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine

Cornell University Medical College

Residency, Neurology


Board Certifications
  • Headache Medicine, 2007, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties
  • Neurology, 1994, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology