Dr. Alan Tuckman, MD

Dr. Alan Tuckman, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
(42)
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Dr. Alan Tuckman, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Ephrata, PA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery and orthopedic surgery.

175 Martin Ave Ste 315

Ephrata, PA 17522

Contact Information

(717) 560-4200

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Achilles Tendinitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Tuckman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bunion
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

18  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Union College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Emory Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tuckman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tuckman's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tuckman to family and friends
42 total reviews (24 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Tuckman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (24)

Run away. Blood pressure measuremnr of 70 over 51 made by PA. No question or comment dr on this.. Wow. No notes taken by dr at any visit. He did not remember treatment plan. Recommended MRI at 1st and 2nd vist as part of treatment plan. 3rd visit, not needed we will see issue when we cut...more
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After falling on the ice in February 2018, my already compromised left ankle needed replacement. Dr. Tuckman provided excellent advice, but as important, fantastic skill in explaining and then executing the surgery. In my case, I had minimum to no pain and discomfort.
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I would recommend Dr. Tuckman to everyone! He is so friendly and most of all thorough. My surgery experience was excellent and I was confident I chose the best surgeon for the job.
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Love Dr. Tuckman. Had Metatarsophalangeal joint fusion March 10,2017 . I'm so thankful to him and his team, Brian Walters and Adrienne Carnahan PA-Cs. He really desires to help people feel better and he is thorough and very meticulous! Need surgery on other foot and will definately see Dr. Tuckman!...more
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Dr. Tuckman was very matter of fact regarding the repair of my broken heel bone. He was completely up front about possible outcomes. I am very please to say that the operation was a success and I am well on my way to the fullest recovery possible. I would highly recommend Dr. Tuckman to anyone...more
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