George L. Lucas MD
Orthopedics Hand and Microsurgery

Degree: George Washington University School of Medicine — Washington, DC
Internship: University of Wisconsin Hospital — Madison, WI
Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospital — Madison, WI
Fellowship: (Orthopedic Pathology) Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation — New Orleans, LA
Board Certified: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery with Sub-specialty of Surgery of the Hand

Areas of Interest Within Specialty: Upper Extremities (Hands), Microvascular Surgery
Special Procedures: Microsurgery, peripheral nerve surgery, musculoskeletal tumors

  • Dr. Lucas will accept emergencies or new injuries on an urgent basis.
  • Dr. Lucas served as the president of the Medical Society of Sedgwick County (MSSC) in 2010.
  • Dr. Lucas was nominated for the AAOS Humanitarian Award on two occasions, and has held several leadership positions in the organization.
  • Dr. Lucas is the 2003 recipient of Wichita Clinic's Founders' Award, an annual recognition of a physician who most exemplifies the following criteria: provides excellent patient care, enhances patient care by positive interactions with others in the group, and maintains excellent rapport with peers, personnel, and patients.

Year Joined Via Christi Clinic: 1984
Hospital Affiliations: Via Christi Hospitals in Wichita, Wesley Medical Center

Years in Practice: 43
Professional Memberships:

  • American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS)
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS)
    • Member, AAOS Committee on Ethics
  • American Orthopaedic Association (AOA)
  • Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons (ABJS)
  • Medical Society of Sedgwick County
  • Kansas Medical Society
  • Kansas Orthopaedic Society

Community Involvement:
  • Wichita Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors
  • Chamber Music at the Barn Board of Directors
  • Central Plains Health Partnership Board of Directors
  • Ulrich Art Museum Advisory Board
  • Wichita Art Museum Enthusiastic Patron
  • Project Access Volunteer Service with Orthopedics Overseas in Tanzania, Cambodia Bhutan and St. Lucia (April 08)
  • Faculty member at Kansas University School of Medicine — Wichita (KUSM-W)

Personal Information: I have a wonderful wife of more than 50 years duration, 4 successful children and 7 lovely grandchildren

Wichita Business Journal 2012 Health Care Hero Award Recipient

Languages Spoken: English, Limited German, Minimal Spanish


George Lucas

Location Information

Founders' Circle

1947 Founders' Circle
Wichita, KS 67206

Phone: 316-613-4640
Fax: 316-613-4704

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