Aimee Lucas, MD Email Aimee Lucas
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, Gastroenterology
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Faculty Practice Associates 212-241-4299 212-241-4299
Aimee L. Lucas MD, MS is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Henry D. Janowitz Division of Gastroenterology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Her clinical practice encompasses the full spectrum of digestive disorders and endoscopy, with particular interest in caring for patients with hereditary cancer syndromes and those at high risk for developing gastrointestinal cancers, including pancreatic cancer.
Her research interest is in developing screening regimens to detect early pancreatic cancer and precancerous lesions in high-risk patients with family history of pancreatic cancer or genetic cancer syndromes. Her work has been published in numerous gastroenterology and oncology journals, and she is a recipient of the NIH KL2 Translational Faculty Research Scholar Award and a Career Development Award from the American Cancer Society.
Dr. Lucas received her undergraduate degree from Brown University with Honors. She then received her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and completed a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellowship. She subsequently trained in Internal Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University where she served as Chief Medical Resident. She remained at Columbia for fellowship training in Gastroenterology, during which time she served as Chief Gastroenterology Fellow and also obtained a Masters Degree in Patient-Oriented Research from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Please read Dr. Lucas' article Pancreatic Cancer: What You Need to Know in Our Town newspapers
Dr. Lucas is on Twitter at @AimeeLeeLucasMD
- Barrett's Esophagus
- Colon Polypectomy
- Colon Polyps
- Esophageal Cancer
- Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Lynch Syndrome
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Peutz Jeghers Syndrome
- Upper GI Endoscopy
Cancer, Cancer Genetics, Gastroenterology, Genetics
ScB, Brown University
MD, Yale School of Medicine
MS, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Residency, Internal Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Fellow, New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology
National Pancreas Foundation Emerging Star Award
National Pancreas Foundation
Chief Gastroenterology Fellow, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Full Scholarship for Masters Degree in Patient Oriented Research at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Chief Medical Resident, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Jay I. Meltzer/Rudin Foundation Medical Ethics Fellow.
Second Annual American Gastroenterological Association Institute Investing in the Future: Promoting Diversity in GI Training
Janet M. Gasgow Memorial Achievement Citation, Yale University School of Medicine
The Dr. Harold H. Lamport Biomedical Research Prize, Yale University School of Medicine
American Society of Hematology Scholar Award
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training Fellowship for Medical Students: Continued Support for Completion of Medical Studies
Farr Award, Yale University Student Research Day
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training Fellowship for Medical Students
Honors in Biological Sciences, Brown University
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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Lucas during 2021 and/or 2022. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
- AINCO, Inc
Industry-Sponsored Lectures: MSSM faculty occasionally give lectures at events sponsored by industry, but only if the events are free of any marketing purpose
- Immunovia, Inc
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