Larissa Lucas, MD, FACP, HMDC
Hospice and Palliative Care Physician
Medical Director of Quality

Dr. Lucas joined Care Dimensions in 2014 as the medical director of quality, focusing on patient safety, evidence-based practice, and team approaches to care at end of life. In addition, she manages the care of hospice patients and provides palliative care consultations for patients with advanced illness focusing on pain management and quality of life issues.

Prior to joining the organization full time, she had served in a part-time capacity at the Kaplan Family Hospice House since 2009. In addition, she managed a large team of editors building an evidence-based educational resource for physicians called DynaMed.

Dr. Lucas is board certified in internal medicine and as a hospice medical director, and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and is an instructor in internal medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Since 1978, Care Dimensions has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. As the non-profit leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in more than 90 communities in Eastern Massachusetts.