Dr. Catherine Tucker, MD

Dr. Catherine Tucker, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
62 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Catherine Tucker, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Stoneham, MA. She is 62 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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

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.

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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."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Lung Cancer
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nausea
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
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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

Dr. Tucker does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Tucker and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

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
4.8
based on 25 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Tucker'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 (8)

in Revere, MA |
I love Dr. Tucker and Sally !!!!!
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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.
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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...more
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in Malden, MA |
She is awesome! Very caring. Would definitely recommend
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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.
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Now Accepting New Patients
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

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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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