Rimas V. Lukas, MD

Rimas V. Lukas, MD

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Primary Specialty

Neuro-Oncology

Secondary Specialty

  • Neurology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Rush University Medical College - 2002
Internship:
Cook County Health and Hospitals System - 2003
Residency:
University of Chicago - 2006
Fellowships:
University of Chicago - 2008

Media

Languages Spoken

  • Lithuanian

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology (Certified)
  • United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties - Neuro-Oncology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Palos Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

448 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 29, 2022

5.0

I’ve received excellent care and Dr. Lukas and he is very pleasant to deal with. He also returns my communications very quickly.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Outstanding care and information after surgery and chemotherapy radiation treatments!

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March 28, 2022

5.0

They have a good team that seems to work together and tries to accommodate

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Dr. Lukas is a specialist in oncology and I trust him with my care.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

I just trust him. He doesn’t make me feel small like other physicians often do and I appreciate that. I can’t say enough about him.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Great Doctor always on his game

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Lukas is not only an exceptional doctor, but treats us like more than just a number.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

He and his group has been fantastic for me

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Dr. Lukas is comforting and informative.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

He listens to me and shares his thoughts without hesitation. He knows the oncology field well

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Personable and knowledgeable. Listens to my questions and concerns. Rarely feel rushed during my visit with him.

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March 02, 2022

5.0

He is the best, i give him 10/10 , if i could give him 11/10 i would

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March 01, 2022

5.0

He takes his time with my wife and I to explain what’s going on currently and future options. His wife picks out cool socks ; )

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Dr Lukas is excellent

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February 23, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable

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February 16, 2022

4.0

He has become so easy to talk to about my condition and he has explained to me what my next steps should be going forward with my treatment.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Lukas is very thorough and is careful and uses a whole patient approach.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

He is very good

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Great bedside manner, and takes the time to answer questions while also being very clear about next steps and what to expect with treatment.

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February 09, 2022

5.0

Patient. Knowledgable. Kind. Caring.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Lukas has been wonderful.

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January 30, 2022

5.0

At a moment when we were at a loss for what to do with my husband's diagnosis of brain tumors, Dr. Lukas saw us right away, mapped a plan for treatment, explained options and took firm hold of the situation with regard to the make up of the team and his plan for going forward. We are incredibly grateful.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Brilliant

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Very understanding

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Dr Lukas was very informative and responsive to our many questions. He was thoroughly versed in history from doctor's records in Fort Wayne.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Great neurooncologist! Outstanding personality!

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January 23, 2022

5.0

He’s knowledgeable and communicates in a style that the layman can understand.

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Very patient and knowledgeable and I can see he cares.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Knowledge. Empathetic. Personable. Cares about me and my health first.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

He is thorough in his explanations, listens to our questions, and kind.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

He is continually preparing me for my next phase of treatment, he takes the time to listen to my concerns and always ensures I fully understand the why’s of my treatment regimen. He is compassionate about my treatment and responds quickly to messages.

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January 13, 2022

4.0

Dr Lukas is clearly an expert in his field, understands what’s important to me as a patient and doesn’t leave until all concerns are addressed.

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January 13, 2022

5.0

He is a great doctor

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgable and professional

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Lukas has a solid background in our rare diagnosis.

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January 09, 2022

5.0

Very nice and friendly. Shows concern and compassion for patients. Very knowledgeable and explains future care.

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January 08, 2022

5.0

Very good reliable doctor.

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January 06, 2022

5.0

Expertise & personal & professional patient approach.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

He is a doctor that shows concern about you as a person

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January 02, 2022

5.0

Dr Lukas and his team have been great for my treatment.

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December 29, 2021

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable

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December 29, 2021

5.0

Good

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December 29, 2021

5.0

He is very knowledgeable

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December 29, 2021

5.0

Very professional and caring doctor

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December 16, 2021

5.0

Took the time to answer our questions

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December 16, 2021

2.0

He was very fast and seemed in a hurry to get out.

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December 14, 2021

5.0

Outstanding professionalism!

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Wonderful doctor. Very personable and knowledgeable. Dr. Lukas made me feel very comfortable.

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December 13, 2021

0.0

Rushed appt. I felt I was keeping him from something else he wanted to do, somewhere else he wanted to be.

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December 12, 2021

4.0

I gav Dr. Lukas a 7 score because I feel as though he could benefit from receiving training or more training on his bed side manner. I feel he is more technical than personable. He could use some training in women’s health, empathy as well as sympathy training.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

Number 1 in this hospital.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable Dr

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December 07, 2021

5.0

Dr Rimas is very knowledgeable and communicates well

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Porque se preocupa por la salud

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Always willing to answer any questions I might ask.He always takes the time to go over my MRI scan with me and family.

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December 01, 2021

5.0

Very proactive in solving problems with my brain.

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December 01, 2021

5.0

The doctor is very responsive and knowledgeable and on time

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November 29, 2021

5.0

He is brillant

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November 26, 2021

5.0

Dr Lukas and his resident spent time discussion my brain cancer situation and recommending next steps. We appreciated their efforts to reassured me about having an MRI with a pacemaker.

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November 24, 2021

5.0

An excellent, caring doctor.

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November 24, 2021

5.0

Professional and knowledgeable and great communicator

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November 24, 2021

5.0

He is on time and easy with all questions

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lukas, is an amazing loving caring doctor. I have been seeing him for a good few years now and couldn't be happier:)

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Dr Lukas is fully aware of my health concerns and history. He has a knack for asking questions to dive deeper into issues I may be experiencing and answering questions I have in a way I can easily understand. I also appreciate his expertise and his reputation within the brain tumor community.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

He’s kind, compassionate and has a fabulous bedside manner. His knowledge of my diagnosis is so comforting and he always takes the time to answer my many questions!

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November 10, 2021

5.0

I feel he genuinely cares for me

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November 10, 2021

0.0

Unacceptable

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November 08, 2021

5.0

I trust him

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November 05, 2021

5.0

He explains all my treatments very carefully and is patient will my many questions and concerns. He is always willing to take the extra time to explain next steps. Very compassionate doctor.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

He is a skilled doctor

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November 02, 2021

5.0

He has been seeing me since 2008, such a smart and kind doctor

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October 29, 2021

5.0

I trust him

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October 28, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and took his time providing information.

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October 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lukas is great to work with. He is very helpful.

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October 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lukas is on point can answer a question with in seconds

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October 19, 2021

5.0

Very patience, knowledgeable and willing to answer any questions

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Answers your questions

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Lukas takes the time to answer all of your questions in a way that makes you feel comfortable and informed

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October 15, 2021

5.0

feel like in good hands and doctor knowledgable

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October 10, 2021

5.0

The brain cancer team with NW has been amazing to work with.

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October 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lukas is respected & Knowledgable in his field. He is the Best at what he does.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Very informative, very nice. Takes time to answer all my questions.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Knows his medicine in and out , confidant in his practice.

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October 03, 2021

5.0

I feel listened to and that Dr. Lukas provides good care.

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October 03, 2021

5.0

Great doc

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October 03, 2021

5.0

Kind, easy to reach if needed

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September 29, 2021

5.0

Really nice, genuine guy who doesn’t talk down to patients or use overtly medical words a layman wouldn’t understand.

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September 22, 2021

5.0

Por un doctor muy recomendado por otros doctores

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September 20, 2021

5.0

Dr.Lukas is my gift from God! I'm thankful every day that he is my doctor. He is the best!

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September 17, 2021

5.0

He was very polite and attentive and explained his recommendations throughly. When I read his report they were exactly as the call

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September 17, 2021

0.0

He was running very late and my visit was rushed.

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September 12, 2021

5.0

He has provided excellent care

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September 09, 2021

5.0

He was very knowledgeable and to the point.

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September 09, 2021

5.0

Dr Lukas is professional and knowledgeable.

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September 01, 2021

5.0

Good doctor

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Northwestern is a research hospital and trustworthy.

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August 22, 2021

5.0

Porque el sabe es un doctor muy amable y bueno en lo que se dedica

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August 21, 2021

5.0

good doctor

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August 18, 2021

5.0

He’s knowledgeable, takes his time, explains everything clearly so I understand it and is compassionate about me and my healthcare

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August 04, 2021

5.0

Dr Lukas took his time and reviewed all of my scans and pathology thoroughly and has given new insight !

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