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Ashley Lucke, MD

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Dell Med Directory Bio: Ashley Lucke, MD


Florida State University College of Medicine, MD

University of Florida, BS, Nutrition


Residency and Chief Residency, Pediatrics, Children’s Medical Center Dallas/The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Fellowship, Neonatology, Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine

Fellowship, Fetal Neurology and Transitional Medicine, Children’s National Hospital

Ashley Lucke, MD, is a board-certified neonatologist in the Comprehensive Fetal Care Center, a clinical partnership between Dell Children’s Medical Center and UT Health Austin. She specializes in coordinating fetal-to-neonatal care for complex fetal conditions. Additionally, Dr. Lucke is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Pediatrics.

Dr. Lucke earned her bachelor's degree in nutrition from the University of Florida and her medical degree from Florida State University College of Medicine. She completed both a residency and chief residency in pediatrics at Children’s Medical Center Dallas/The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, a fellowship in neonatology at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine, and a second fellowship in fetal neurology and transitional medicine at Children’s National Hospital.

Dr. Lucke serves as the Legislative and Policy Lead to the Dell Children’s Medical Center Pediatric Advocacy Committee and as the Associate Program Director for the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program at Dell Children’s. Her clinical and research interest include fetal and neonatal neurology. She is a staunch maternal and child health advocate and is passionate about uniting research and advocacy interests to advance neonatal care. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, of which she formerly served as both section chairperson and chair of two national advocacy campaigns related to firearm injury prevention and neonatal abstinence syndrome. She is also a member of both the Gold Humanism Honor Society and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She currently serves in a national leadership position within the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Dr. Lucke is a neonatologist with Dell Children's Medical Center.


  • Fetal brain development and malformation
  • Maternal and child health advocacy
  • Medical education
  • Perinatal brain injury

Board Certification

  • The American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • The American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Leadership Award, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Myra M. Hurt Leadership in Medicine Award, Florida State University College of Medicine
  • Thomas L. Slovis Award, Pediatric Radiology Journal


  • Comprehensive Fetal Care Center
    Dell Children's Specialty Pavilion
    4910 Mueller Blvd.
    Austin, TX 78723
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