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Lucas McCarthy, MD
Neurology
 
4.7 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise

Dr. McCarthy specializes in neurology and multiple sclerosis.

Curriculum Vitae
Lucas H. McCarthy, MD

Personal Information
Dr. McCarthy enjoys running, bicycling, hiking and exploring the great Pacific Northwest.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis
Board Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, 2009
Residency
Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Calif., 2013
Fellowships
University of Washington, Seattle, 2015
Professional Activities and Awards
Member, American Academy of Neurology
Member, MS Section, American Academy of Neurology
Member, American Medical Informatics Association
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
Dr. MCarthy was good about listening to my concerns. He explained what could be the possible causes of the symptoms that had brought me to Neurology. He readily answered some of the questions I had, as well as explaining what the next steps should be.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2021
Very good doctor. Knowledgeable and conducts an informative visit
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2021
Dr. McCarthy is excellent and I would not hesitate to recommend him to others.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2021
Dr. McCarthy has been exceptionally good at explaining my medication options and providing honest and well researched answers to my questions
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
genuine concern
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
*Dr. McCarthy is always great! Love him as my neurologist.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
I had an MRI done immediately before seeing Dr. McCarthy. He showed me the results and clearly explained what I was looking at.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
Doctor was very pleasant. Made me feel as if I was his primary concern. Very informative and caring as to my treatment. Took all the time necessary made me feel respected.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
very informative, I like my plan of care much better now as it helps me understand how to tackle things, routine things or emergent situations
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Dr. McCarthy is always so thorough and caring. I always feel like I get answers to my questions and walk away calmer about my MS.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
I have confidence that he is listening to what I'm saying, and giving me the best recommendations about my care.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
*Dr. Lucas McCarthy is excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
He took the time to review information before I came in. He went through multiple medication options and explained them thoroughly. He listened and addressed all of my concerns.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Sometimes doesn't answer questions completely.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Overall, I had a great experience. Staff was helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. The outside covid 19 screening was fast.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Could tell he reviewed my records prior to the appointment. Didn't rush through anything.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Excellent MD - listened, thorough, great explanation, caring.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr McCarty has kept me very well informed of everything that I have going on
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Very nice appointment. Thank you.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
described the various medications, answered all my questions and was able to cite studies and then asked me "what would you like to do?" (regarding a medication change). very patient-centered.
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