Dr. John Tucker, MD

Vascular SurgeryMaleAge 69

Dr. Tucker
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West Florida Neurosurgery

2120 E Johnson Ave Ste 106 Pensacola, FL 32514

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Dr. John Tucker, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Pensacola, FL and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Tucker has more experience with Peripheral Vascular Procedures than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham medical school in 1980. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola and Baptist Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tucker to book an appointment.

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I have been under the care and observation of Dr. Tucker for over 6 years. He is and OUTSTANDING VASCULAR SURGEON; he is also and outstanding human being. He is dedicated to the medical profession and to those patients who are fortunate to be under his professional care. If I could give him 10 stars on your rating scale, I certainly would!
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Bob Lawrence – Dec 08, 2020
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Dr Tucker and staff are wonderful. Very attentive to detail, caring, concerned, and available as needed. I am a younger patient with a strange situation, and Dr Tucker discovered the issue and has treated my issue perfectly. I highly recommend Dr Tucker. and staff.
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Dr. Tucker is very open, honest, and genuinely cares about his patients. He is more than willing to answer any and all questions you may have concerning your care . I truly felt my husband was in the best of hands with him as the surgeon.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Donald in Pensacola, FL – Jul 10, 2018
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Unbelievable! Horrible "bedside manner". Doesn't let patient talk, ask questions or answer questions. Yes, he was 2 1/2 hours late -due to emergencies, I get that and don't mind the wait as long as you get someone who will converse with you.
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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great bedside manner and truly cares about is paitents..
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Gary Gazzillo in Navarre, FL – Sep 27, 2016
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i had two bypasses fail,both superoir, and inferior mysentaries were plugged beyond use, and arota had no more room open. Dr Tuckers innovative approach was a femoral/hepactic bypass,which has back fed my renal organs, and my existing cappleries increased in size over a year long period, which allowed me back to a full life, with very little limits.My starting smoking 7 months ago, nicotine did what is does, and plugged one end of graph, which we just cleaned out ,and, i am back home.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Frederick Stow in Pensacola, FL – Mar 02, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Areas of Expertise: Arterial Vascular Disease, Varicose Veins, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Deep Vein Thrombosis.

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1986
Leigh Vly Hospital Center
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Carraway Meth Med Center
Residency Hospital
1981
Carraway Meth Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1980
University of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
,

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What are Dr. John Tucker, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Tucker frequently treats Peripheral Vascular Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Tucker specializes.

Where is Dr. John Tucker, MD's office located?

Dr. Tucker's office is located at 2120 E Johnson Ave Ste 106, Pensacola, FL 32514. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Tucker

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Tucker treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Tucker treats other conditions, please contact the office at (850) 437-3777.

Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Procedures specialists.

Dr. Tucker is experienced in the area of Peripheral Vascular Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Varicose Vein Procedure
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
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Dr. Tucker's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphedema
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Spider Veins
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicocele
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Tucker accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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West Florida Neurosurgery2120 E Johnson Ave Ste 106 Pensacola, FL 32514
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