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Basil K Lucak, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor;
Department of Medicine (Gastro Div)
NYU Gastroenterology Associates
Clinical Addresses530 FIRST AVENUE, SUITE 9N
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 9 - 5
Handicap Access: yes
Medical ExpertiseColon Cancer Screening, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease/GERD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Heartburn, Intestinal Infections
Dr. Basil K. Lucak is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine and an attending gastroenterologist at Tisch Hospital, NYU Langone Medical Center.
Dr. Lucak's practice is devoted to clinical gastroenterology and gastrointestinal endoscopy. He has a particular interest and expertise in functional bowel disorders, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), chronic constipation, and chronic diarrhea. In addition, he is highly experienced in treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcer disease (PUD), diverticular disease, and infections involving the gastrointestinal system. He also is highly skilled in performing complex colonoscopy and polypectomy.
Dr. Lucak's approach to medical care is one of treating the whole patient while providing accurate diagnosis and individualized treatment for each patient's gastrointestinal problem.
A fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, Dr. Lucak has also been named by the New York Times Magazine as a "New York Super Doctor" in Gastroenterology, every year since the inception of the award in 2009. He has also been a recipient of the Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area Award.
Dr. Lucak received his undergraduate degree from NYU Washington Square College of Arts and Sciences, graduating magna cum laude with honors in Biology. He received his medical degree and a University Honors Scholar Award from the NYU School of Medicine, and completed his Gastroenterology fellowship training at the NYU Langone Medical Center.
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Board Certification1977 — Ab Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
1981 — Ab Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology)
Education1974 — New York University School of Medicine, Medical Education
1974-1975 — New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Internship
1975-1976 — New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
1976-1977 — University & Medical Center - Stonybrook (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
1977-1979 — NYU Medical Center (Gastroenterology), Clinical Fellowships
1977-1979 — Bellevue Hospital Center (Gastroenterology), Clinical Fellowships
All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -
Luxury primary care
Lucak, Basil K
2002 Aug 22;347(8):618-20; author reply 618, New England journal of medicine
— id: 95950, year: 2002, vol: 347, page: 618, stat: Journal Article,
Disseminated ulcerations in allergic eosinophilic gastroenterocolitis
Lucak BK; Sansaricq C; Snyderman SE; Greco MA; Fazzini EP; Bazaz GR
1982 Apr;77(4):248-252, American journal of gastroenterology
— id: 23125, year: 1982, vol: 77, page: 248, stat: Journal Article,