Dr. Catherine Tucker, MD

Dr. Catherine Tucker, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
62 y/o
(26)

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Dr. Catherine Tucker, MD is a general surgery specialist in Stoneham, MA and has been practicing for 23 years. She specializes in general surgery.

Tufts Medical Center Community Care, formerly Hallmark Health Medical Associates

41 Montvale Ave

Stoneham, MA 02180
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Lump
very high
more than 97% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Excision of Breast Tumor
normal
more than 75% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tucker "I am a dedicated breast surgeon, board certified in General Surgery, specializing in breast care for cancerous and non-cancerous conditions. My staff and I strive to ensure a comfortable, caring environment in which the patient and family fully understand her/his condition and treatment options. All are completely involved in decision making. We strive to provide excellent, seemless care in a supportive environment, full knowledge and complete support to every patient we see and always provide ample time for questions."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

30  Conditions Treated

17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Ultrasound, Breast

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Tufts New England Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Faulkner Breast Center/Dana Farber Cancer Institure
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tucker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tucker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tucker

4.8

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
3.8461538461538463%
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I love Dr. Tucker and Sally !!!!!
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Michelle D'Itria in Revere, MA – Aug 28, 2017
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I have never done a Dr. review but this is a 5 star. Thankfully everything was ok. She has such an uplifting bed side manor, full of information and anyone that has her as a doctor would be lucky.
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Linda in Medford, MA – Apr 11, 2017
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Dr. Tucker is a rare blend of exceptional competence, compassion and kindness. She brings tremendous skill, technical expertise,and perspective to her work and puts people at ease during a very tough time. I recommend her without reservation or hesitation and feel very grateful that she is...Read More
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Janice in Salem, MA – Oct 17, 2016
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She is awesome! Very caring. Would definitely recommend
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Wendy in Malden, MA – Sep 30, 2016
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Dr. Tucker is one of the most compassionate people I know. She listens and talks to you. explains everything. i would highly recommend her to everyone I know.
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Maureen in Malden, MA – Sep 19, 2016
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