Larissa J. Lucas, MD, FACP, HMDC, CMD Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Geriatrics and Hospice and Palliative Care

Keywords/Search Terms:

Geriatric Medicine, Frail Elder Care, Post-Acute Transitions, Long-Term Care Facilities, Medical Director, End-of-Life Care, Clinical Education, Clinical Protocols, Health Care Advocacy, Health Care Policy, Patient-Centered Care, Chronic Disease, Health Care Technology, Clinical Research


MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School; Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine; Certified Hospice Medical Director, HMDC; Certified Medical Director,

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Dr. Larissa J. Lucas, MD, FACP, HMDC, CMD, is a distinguished medical professional with extensive expertise spanning various domains of healthcare. With an MD from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and certifications as a Hospice Medical Director (HMDC) and Medical Director (CMD), Dr. Lucas is a sought-after expert in strategic healthcare change management, primary care, hospice care, and post-acute transitions. Dr. Lucas's career of over two decades encompasses roles as a General Internist, educator, and physician executive, showcasing her deep knowledge and skills in medical innovation, organizational management, and quality improvement initiatives. Her clinical experience ranges from primary care to hospice care, with a specific focus on providing high-quality care and achieving positive outcomes for frail elders and patients undergoing post-acute transitions. As the Medical Director at North Shore Physicians Group and several skilled nursing facilities, Dr. Lucas has demonstrated her leadership capabilities in improving quality metrics, implementing advanced care planning strategies, and effectively managing healthcare processes. Her role as an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School underscores her commitment to education and mentorship in the medical community. Beyond her clinical and educational endeavors, Dr. Lucas actively contributes to healthcare policy and advocacy through her involvement in professional associations such as the American College of Physicians and American Medical Directors Association. She has received accolades such as the Physician of Excellence Award and Excellence in Care Delivery in Primary Care, reflecting her dedication to delivering exceptional healthcare services. Attorneys seeking a highly qualified and knowledgeable expert witness in healthcare-related legal matters can rely on Dr. Lucas's extensive experience, professional contributions, and dedication to excellence in healthcare delivery and education.