Sylvia Maria Lucas M.D., Ph.D.

 Sylvia  Maria Lucas M.D., Ph.D.

Specialties and Expertise



Neurology, Neurosciences


English, Greek, Modern (1453-)


Primary Location

Neurology Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 8th Floor
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.7688|Map It 

Neurology Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Sylvia Maria Lucas, M.D., Ph.D., is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in headache medicine.

Dr. Lucas did her medical training at the University of Washington, Seattle, where she also earned a Ph.D. in physiology and biophysics and conducted postdoctoral research in muscle physiology. She completed her residency in neurology at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York. Her clinical and research interests include headache, brain injury and post-traumatic headache.

Dr. Lucas is a UW clinical professor of neurology and neurological surgery, and an adjunct clinical professor of rehabilitation medicine. She is the recipient of the Wadsworth Clinical Professorship in Headache Research and Practice.

Dr. Lucas 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.


Univ. of Washington, School of MedicineMedical education1988


Board Certifications

United Council for Neurologic SubspecialtiesHeadache Medicine2007
American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyNeurology1994
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