Dr. Jon Tucker, MD

Reconstructive Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 61

Dr. Tucker

Tucker Orthopedics, Division of St. Clair Medical Services

1082 Bower Hill Rd Ste 100 Pittsburgh, PA 15243

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(412) 276-0267

Dr. Jon Tucker, MD is a Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine medical school in 1984. He is affiliated with medical facilities Saint Clair Hospital and UPMC Presbyterian. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tucker to book an appointment.


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Dr. Tucker is affiliated with Saint Clair Hospital Pittsburgh, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for orthopedic surgery.

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Dr. Tucker's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chondrocalcinosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tucker treats Chondrocalcinosis more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Tucker treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Peripheral Nerve Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tucker treats Peripheral Nerve Disorders more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Tucker treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Auditory Neuropathy
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Carcinomatous Polyneuropathy
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Chronic Demyelinating Neuropathy With IgM Monoclonal Gammapathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Congenital Neuropathy With Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita
  • Congenital Sensory Neuropathy With Neurotrophic Keratitis
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hereditary Neuropathy With Liability to Pressure Palsies
  • Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy, Type I
  • Infantile Refsum Disease
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
  • Metabolic Neuropathy
  • Motor and Sensory Neuropathy With Sensorineural Hearing Loss, Bouldin Type
  • Motor Neuropathy
  • Motor Neuropathy, Peripheral With Dysautonomia
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy With Conduction Block
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Jerash Type
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Type III
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Type VIIa
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor and Sensory, Lom Type
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor and Sensory, Okinawa Type
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Radicular
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type II
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type IV
  • Neuropathy, Motor & Sensory
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Peroneal Muscular Atrophy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Pudenal Neuropathy
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Retrobulbar Neuropathy
  • Sensory Neuropathy With Spastic Paraplegia
  • Spinal Bulbar Motor Neuropathy
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia With Axonal Neuropathy, Type 2
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Autosomal Recessive, With Axonal Neuropathy
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Neuropathy
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Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tucker treats Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture more than 34% of his peers

Dr. Tucker treats this condition more than 34% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain

Dr. Tucker's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bi-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Image-Guided Knee Replacement
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

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Dr. Tucker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tucker

3.2

Based on 33 ratings

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4 Stars
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Highly recommend-excellent doctor who spared me from unnessessary surgery that another doctor had recommended. My broken arm healed perfectly under his care.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Jon B. Tucker, M.D. is a committed specialist in joint disorders and orthopedic surgery, pledging to provide the highest quality of orthopedic care possible....Read more

Specialties

  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hip & Knee Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

Education

1990
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
1985
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Internship Hospital
1984
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School
1980
Duke University
Undergraduate School

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • President, Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society,, 2007

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Dr. Tucker frequently treats Chondrocalcinosis, Peripheral Nerve Disorders, and Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Tucker treats.

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

Dr. Tucker's office is located at 1082 Bower Hill Rd Ste 100, Pittsburgh, PA 15243. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Tucker Orthopedics, Division of St. Clair Medical Services

Adjacent to St. Clair Hospital1082 Bower Hill Rd Ste 100 Pittsburgh, PA 15243
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Saint Clair Hospital

Pittsburgh, PA

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2021, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2020)
  • Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

UPMC Presbyterian

Pittsburgh, PA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average