Lucas McDuffie MD joins the division of pediatric surgery

Lucas McDuffie, M.D.Lucas McDuffie, M.D. joins the division of Pediatric Surgery as assistant professor of Surgery, effective September 1, 2020. Dr. McDuffie completed his internship and residency training in General Surgery at Indiana University in Indianapolis, Indiana. He spent an additional two years training in oncologic surgery and research at the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. During this time, he won numerous research and teaching awards, and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

Dr. McDuffie completed his fellowship in pediatric surgery at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University, where he trained to perform both minimally invasive and open operations for all pediatric general and thoracic surgical conditions. 

Dr. McDuffie’s research interest is childhood cancer, specifically chest, abdominal, and pelvic tumors. His clinical interests are broad and include minimally invasive surgery for a variety of conditions in the chest and abdomen.