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Thomas Lucas

Top Earner

Board Certification
Psychiatry
See our list of health providers who made more than $100,000 as of the data released by October 2010.

Story: Who's on Pharma's Top-Paid List?

In October 2010, ProPublica identified 384 healthcare providers who earned more than $100,000 total from one or more of the eight companies that have disclosed payments in 2009 and early 2010. We matched the payee records with licensed doctors and registered nurses in the states listed. When a match could not be found, for example when a recipient was a pharmacist, we used other sources to confirm their identities.

The payments are listed as we compiled them in October 2010 and so the displayed total may not be up-to-date. Do a search to find the recipient's latest payments.

  • Some providers earning more than $100,000 may not be included in this list because of variations in how drug companies spelled their names. Also, more than 70 drug companies have yet to publicly report their payments.
  • Payments that were designated for groups of doctors, rather than individual doctors, were excluded from our calculation.
  • ProPublica checked whether physicians had specialty board certification using the web sites of the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Medical Association and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. A designation of "not listed" means that we could not find any record of certification.
  • We obtained information on government actions, which include sanctions and warnings, from the websites of state medical boards and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Some states remove older discipline from their web sites.
If you are a listed practitioner and believe you do not belong in this database, please contact us at drugs@propublica.org.

Payment Records

Total Received
$105,869
Payments Received At
Desoto, Texas

The following is the list of records we used to add up the total payments for Thomas Lucas

Eli Lilly
2009 Q1-Q4
$74,000
Payee
HAMILTON/LUCAS PHYSICIANS, P.A
Listed Name
LUCAS, THOMAS W.
City
DESOTO
State
TX
Number of activities 50
Healthcare Professional Education Programs 74000.00
Total 74000.00
Pfizer
2009 Q3-Q4
$11,644
Payee
HAMILTON LUCAS PHYSICIANS PA
Listed Name
LUCAS, THOMAS WILLIAM
City
DESOTO
State
TX
Service/Activity Expert-Led Forums
Cash 10875.00
Role Healthcare Professional
Service/Activity Business Related Travel
Non-cash 769.00
Role Healthcare Professional
Eli Lilly
2010 Q1
$11,213
Eli Lilly has since updated its 2010 report, so this healthcare provider's amount may have changed.
Payee
HAMILTON/LUCAS PHYSICIANS, P.A
Listed Name
LUCAS, THOMAS W
City
DESOTO
State
TX
Healthcare Professional Education Programs 10950.00
Certain Travel Related Expenses 263.00
Total 11213.00
AstraZeneca
2010 Q1-Q2
$8,000
Payee
HAMILTON LUCAS PHYSICIANS PA
Listed Name
Lucas, Thomas
City
Desoto
State
TX
amount 8000.00
Pfizer
2009 Q3-Q4
$1,012
Payee
LUCAS, THOMAS WILLIAM
Listed Name
LUCAS, THOMAS WILLIAM
City
DESOTO
State
TX
Service/Activity Meals
Non-cash 1012.00
Role Healthcare Professional