Dr. Anthony Cucchi, MD

Dr. Anthony Cucchi, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
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Dr. Anthony Cucchi, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Shelby Township, MI. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Read his story

50505 Schoenherr Rd Ste 120

Shelby Township, MI 48315

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
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Thoracic Spine Fracture
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more than 97% of peers
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more than 95% of peers
Spine Disorders
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more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Cucchi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cucchi "www.anthonycucchi.com Dr. Anthony Cucchi is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon. He is fellowship trained in spine surgery. Dr. Cucchi specializes in minimally invasive spine procedures including outpatient/same day surgery. He also specializes in adult spine care encompassing degenerative, pathologic, metabolic and traumatic problems. Dr. Cucchi treats the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. He utilizes new technology in the treatment of his patients. Dr. Cucchi is well versed in complex spine surgery, reconstructive sugery and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Cucchi received his undergraduate degree with honors from Oakland University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine for his medical school. He went on to do a traditional internship followed by an orthopedic surgery residency through Henry Ford Health System. Dr. Cucchi completed his spine fellowship at Michigan Brain and Spine Institute in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Cucchi has been in practice at Ann Arbor Spine Center since 2009 servicing the Ann Arbor area. He will be transitioning to Associated Orthopedists of Detroit in September 2014. AOD is a multi-specialty orthopedic group that has been in existence for over 65 years. The doctors at Associated Orthopedists of Detroit provide compassionate, expert orthopedic and musculoskeletal healthcare to their patients. AOD physicians are leaders in the field of orthopedics and in their individual specialties. Their board certified/fellowship trained physicians work together to provide comprehensive, personalized treatment to patients with specialized orthopedic needs. For more information on Associated Orthopedists of Detroit please visit: www.AssociatedOrtho.org Dr. Cucchi is a member of the North American Spine Society, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Osteopathic Association and American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics."


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Care Philosophy

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"Helping patients in pain with spinal disorders can be challenging. When considering surgery I always utilize it as a last resort. I feel it's important for the patient to have a good understanding of their diagnosis and different options. If surgery is contemplated, a thoughtful approach is utilized and most often it can be done though a minimally invasive approach. Every patient is an individual and their needs are different. I feel it is important to get to know the patient and their needs to provide them with the best outcome from an operative or non-operative standpoint.""



  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Oakland University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Henry Ford Hosp Hlth Sys
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Henry Ford Hosp Hlth Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Michigan Brain and Spine Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Cucchi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cucchi to family and friends
based on 27 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Cucchi's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Macomb, MI |
Dr. Cucchi is the best! I would highly recommend him! His demeanor, listening skills, and post surgery care, is fantastic. I believe in him without reservation.
in Sterling Heights, MI |
Excellent in description of problem and how best to deal with it. Extremely quick in scheduling needed surgery. Great attitude and bedside manner. Always has someone available to answer questions. I highly recommend him for spine surgery
in Sterling Heights, MI |
Dr. Cucchi is a rare personality, he is a warm, caring physician intensely passionate about his profession. I think his skills as both physician and surgeon are remarkable . What I truly appreciated about this doctor Is that he consults with and considers other professionals' thoughts and opinions . This shows me that he is confident in his abilities and skill and is confident in and respectful of his colleagues as well . I would highly recommended Dr. Cucchi.
in Sterling Heights, MI |
Dr. Cucchi takes his time, explains the different options. His surgical ability is above all others. He specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery. He did my surgery and is the best. Thank you for what you do!!
in Macomb |
He did spine surgery in December and I was very satisfied. He is a great doctor he is not like other surgeons he is honest and I can I will not go elsewhere. I have had other spine surgeries by other doctor and Dr.Cucchi is hands down the best. Thank you doc for all you did and are doing for my well being. I will refer anyone who is looking for an honest doctor to him. The staff is great as well. They all treat you like one of them. Thanks again DOC.
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Dr. Cucchi accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Bluegrass Family Health
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Preferred PPO
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Priority Health
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Cucchi has admitting privileges

Henry Ford Macomb Hospital
15855 19 Mile Rd
Clinton Township, MI 48038
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Beaumont Hospital - Grosse Pointe Campus
468 Cadieux Rd
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230
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McLaren Macomb
1000 Harrington St
Mount Clemens, MI 48043
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Saint John Hospital and Medical Center
22101 Moross Rd
Detroit, MI 48236
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St. John Macomb - Oakland Hospital, Warren Campus
11800 E 12 Mile Rd
Warren, MI 48093
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