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.