Wayne State | Department of Surgery (313) 745-8778

Charles Lucas, MD

Professor of Surgery –  Tenured
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Position: Full-Time

Office Address:

Detroit Receiving Hospital
4201 St. Antoine, 2V
Detroit, MI 48201

Email: clucas@med.wayne.edu
Phone: (313) 745-3485
Fax: (313) 993-7729

Administrative Assistant: Deborah Waring
Administrative Email: dwaring@dmc.org

SPECIALTY: General Surgery, Trauma; Surgical Critical Care

PRIMARY SITE: Detroit Receiving Hospital

OTHER AFFILIATIONS: Karmanos Cancer Center, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Hutzel Women’s Hospital, Sinai-Grace Hospital, Detroit Receiving Hospital, Harper University Hospital

CLINICAL INTERESTS: Bariatric Bypass, Cancer Hepatoguliary, Peptic Ulcer Disease, Surgery Trauma Injuries


– American Board of Surgery – Board Certified

M.D. – Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
B.S. – University of Detroit, Detroit MI

– General Surgery Residency, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Directed neurectomy for treatment of chronic postsurgical neuropathic pain.
Kline CM, Lucas CE, Ledgerwood AM.
Am J Surg. 2013 Mar;205(3):246-8; discussion 248-9.

Torso challenges for the acute care surgeon: technical solutions for large torso defects.
Lucas CE.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jan;74(1):17-25.

Changes in lymph proteome induced by hemorrhagic shock: the appearance of damage-associated molecular patterns.
Diebel LN, Liberati DM, Ledgerwood AM, Lucas CE.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Jul;73(1):41-50; discussion 51.

Fresh frozen plasma/red blood cell resuscitation regimen that restores procoagulants without causing adult respiratory distress syndrome.
Lucas CE, Ledgerwood AM.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Apr;72(4):821-7.

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for bile leak after severe liver trauma.
Lucas CE.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Feb;72(2):537; author reply 537-8

The significance of a serum creatinine in defining renal function in seriously injured and septic patients.
White MT, Diebel LN, Ledgerwood AM, Lucas CE.
J Trauma. 2011 Feb;70(2):421-5; discussion 425-7.

Medical Students – med/surg courses for 3rd and 4th year, postdoctoral advisor for 4th year, mentor for 3rd and 4th year

Residents – surgery courses, ATLS and ASSET courses