Dr. Catherine Tucker, MD

Dr. Catherine Tucker, MD

General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
61 y/o
23 reviews

Accepting new patients

Dr. Catherine Tucker, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Stoneham, MA. She is 61 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Tucker is affiliated with Melrose - Wakefield Hospital and Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford....See Less

Hallmark Health System - Comprehensive Breast Center

41 Montvale Ave

Stoneham, MA 02180
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Accepted insurance

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

Learn about Dr. Tucker

Care Philosophy

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.
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Dr. Tucker's Experience

Dr. Tucker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • General Surgery
  • Breast Diseases

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nausea
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Uterine Diseases


  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • 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.


  • 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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Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Tucker is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Tucker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tucker to family and friends
based on 23 total surveys (7 with reviews)
Dr. Tucker'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 Reviews (7)
in Medford, MA |
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.
in Salem, MA |
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 practicing in the Boston area.
in Malden, MA |
She is awesome! Very caring. Would definitely recommend
in Malden, MA |
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.
in Melrose, MA |
Dr Tucker spent a lot of time with both my husband and me. She was genuinely concerned, informative and quick to make things happen and very easy to talk with. She is real and understands women and how to put us at ease.
in Belmont, MA |
Dr. Tucker is fabulously compassionate, caring, a true listener, full of hope and faith, and will reassure you in every way you are in literal good hands. Her NPs Vicki and Sally are sunshine smiles and calming/reassuring you in any scenario. She is absolutely wonderful.
because she makes you feel comfortable and is a very down to earth person.but also very experienced in her field.she explains in detail what you want to know about your situation.I think she is a wonderful doctor.
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Dr. Tucker accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

Hospitals where Dr. Tucker has admitting privileges

Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford
170 Governors Ave
Medford, MA 02155
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Melrose - Wakefield Hospital
585 Lebanon St
Melrose, MA 02176
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