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Dr Mel Lucas

Providing Exceptional Medical Care in Florissant, MO

About Dr Mel Lucas

A doctor of osteopathy medicine who is board certified in family medicine, Dr. Mel Lucas serves as medical director of the Patterson Medical Clinic. Practicing in Florissant, Missouri, since 1986, Dr. Mel Lucas gained recognition for his comprehensive diabetic care and education through the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s Diabetes Recognition Program. Additionally, he was voted a Best of North County Physician for 2008-2009. Dr. Lucas works with veterans as an MES health-care provider, provides Department of Transportation physicals, asthma care, skin cancer screenings, and other health services.

Further, as medical director and principal investigator for PrimeCare Research Associates since 1989, he provides opportunities for patients to participate in ongoing pharmaceutical clinical trials for medical research.

A farming hobbyist, Dr. Mel Lucas spends a portion of his spare time growing organic fruits and vegetables and preparing meals with his garden fare. He also raises miniature donkeys and spends time restoring a vintage Allis Chalmers Model C tractor. Dr. Lucas gave up golf to spend more time in the country biking and paragliding. He also enjoys hiking in the western United States and in northern Arizona.

Work experience

Jan 1989Present

Medical Director, Principal Investigator

PrimeCare Research
Jul 1986Present

Patterson Medical Clinic

Medical Director


Jan 1972Jan 1975

B.S. Pharmacy

St. Louis College of Pharmacy