Dr. C Howell Tucker, MD

Dr. C Howell Tucker, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. C Howell Tucker, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Fayetteville, GA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

340 Brandywine Blvd

Fayetteville, GA 30214

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Avesis
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 24 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tucker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
very high
more than 92% of peers
Cataract
high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Tucker'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

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

37  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Mercer University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Medical College Of Georgia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tucker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tucker's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tucker to family and friends
22 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Tucker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I had a very serious fall last year, and thanks to God and Dr. Tucker I have nearly fully recovered. There is no apparent damage to my recent cataract surgery, and after wearing glasses all my life, I no longer wear them except for reading. Dr. Tucker and his staff have always been kind and...more
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I went in as a walk in. I wanted to know whether I should have my eye checked-Dr. Tucker was kind as well as the rest of his staff. He was personable and very down to earth! He listened, checked my eye, explained everything well, and took interest in me. He sent me on my way assuring me that my...more
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Dr Tucker enters the room with the greeting "'well I see you have made it to 83"' age discrimination////says I what was the reason that you thought I wouldn't. Says he "just an observation" I take great pride in myself and am perfectly sound in mind and body. After mumbling through the exam he says...more
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Dr. Tucker is thorough, professional yet personable. I never have a long wait time. I highly recommend him (and I have been going to him for many years.)
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If you want someone to talk down to you, he is your guy. Scheduling is awful , and his staff and reflects the treatment you will receive.
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