Dr. Catherine Tucker, MD

Dr. Catherine Tucker, MD

General Surgery | Female | 60 years old

I am a dedicated breast surgeon, board certified in General Surgery, specializing in breast care...Read more

Hallmark Health System - Comprehensive Breast Center
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      4.8 based on 18 responses
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      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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      Specialties

      • General Surgery
      • Breast Diseases

      Board Certifications

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      • General 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

      Procedures Performed

      • 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

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Tufts University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1987

      • Internship Hospital
        Tufts New England Medical Center

        Completed in 1988

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Faulkner Breast Center/Dana Farber Cancer Institure

        Completed in 1995

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • 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
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      Dr. Tucker's 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.