Dr. Kimberly Tucker, MD

Dr. Kimberly Tucker, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Kimberly Tucker, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Oro Valley, AZ and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from University Of Arizona in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hip surgery, and more.

1521 E Tangerine Rd Ste 337

Oro Valley, AZ 85755

Contact Information

(520) 901-6380

Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tucker "I am fellowship trained in hip and knee replacement.  I take time in my office to talk with you about your goals and to discuss treatment options with regards to your hip and knee arthritis.  "

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

22  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Arizona
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Arizona
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Arizona
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Maryland Adult Reconstructive Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tucker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tucker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tucker to family and friends
32 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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Dr. Tucker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Kim Tucker is absolutely the finest surgeon I've been to see. I am a 40+ year professional Hollywood stuntman and have quote unquote been to the so called best of the best over the decades. And Dr Tucker Ian leagues ahead of them. Just look my name up on IMDB.com, Joel J Kramer Kim did a total...more
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Dr. Tucker is a wonderful, caring surgeon that I would recommend to anyone. She replaced my left knee five weeks ago and the results have been outstanding. I walked a mile 13 days after surgery and returned to work without restrictions in less than four weeks. She was very helpful in working with...more
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Dr. Tucker turned out to be an excellent choice. She explains the situation well, listens well even though it obvious she is busy as are all good doctors, and did excellent surgery on me. I had my left hip totally replaced 9 months ago and the recovery was very easy. I was 59 years old and in...more
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I have had great experiences when visiting Dr Kim Tucker. She spends the time to explain your options, what to do to reduce the pain both from injections and excercise. Friends that have had surgeries have been very happy with her work. When I am ready to do knee replacement, will go to Dr...more
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She's great. The girl in her office who makes appointments however is rude and dismissive. I have been the doctor's patient for 5 years, and she asked me if I'd seen her before. She couldn't give me an appointment to get injections in my knees until March 15th. I asked her if they could squeeze...more
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