Dr. Jon Tucker, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(33)
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Dr. Jon Tucker, MD
Dr. Jon Tucker, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics doctor who practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Tucker is affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian and Saint Clair Hospital.

1082 Bower Hill Rd Ste 100

Pittsburgh, PA 15243

Contact Information

(412) 276-0267

Dr. Jon Tucker, MD

Dr. Jon Tucker, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Chondrocalcinosis
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more than 71% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
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more than 61% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
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more than 30% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tucker "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. Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, Dr. Tucker strives to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all his treatment plans as a way to alleviate possible future difficulties. In 2014, Tucker Orthopedics became a division of St. Clair Medical Services, a growing multi specialty practice owned by St. Clair Hospital."

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Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
90

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • 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
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • 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
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bi-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Image-Guided Knee Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • President, Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society,, 2007
Media & Publications

Dr. Tucker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tucker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tucker to family and friends
3.2
based on 33 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Tucker's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Pittsburgh, PA |
Dr. Tucker operated on me, and put in 2 knee replacements, they both had to be removed, he put the wrong size in. I have been put though hell.
in Pittsburgh, Pa |
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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Dr. Tucker accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Carelink PPO
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
  • UPMC Health Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Tucker has admitting privileges

Saint Clair Hospital
1000 Bower Hill Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
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UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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