Dr. Neil Tucker, MD
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Dr. Neil Tucker, MD


Pediatrics | Male

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Dr. Tucker is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, and the American College of Gastroenterology. He is on staff at Broward General Medical Center, Plantation General, and Holy Cross Medical Center.


Dr. Neil Tucker, MD is a pediatrics doctor who practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Tucker is affiliated with Broward Health North, Plantation General Hospital and Holy Cross Hospital.

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    Dr. Tucker's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
    • Explains condition(s) well
    • Answers Questions
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    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Average wait time
      31 to 45 minutes
    Patient Reviews (8)
    in Sunrise, FL |
    I really didn't have a problem with Dr. Tucker, he was nice and informative. However, I can't give him a good rating because of the completely unprofessional treatment I experienced with his office staff. I still have not received a return phone call from the doctor, it's been over a week. The written instructions I received were not the same information he told me in the office, I need clarification & dosage information. I called 4 times, & the person who answered the phone was extremely rude.
    Ft Lauderdale, FL |
    Although wait times are not fun for this dr, what other doctor do you know that works at 6:00pm on a Friday night? I don't know any. he has always been wonderful with my daughter and patient and forthcoming with his information. I think he's a compassionate, caring doctor
    Winter Haven, FL |
    I cannot express how unhappy I am with this Dr. We waited two hours with no apology.
    Pembroke Pines, FL |
    He was great with my son and he is a friendly doctor. Doesn't make you feel like he is in a rush to see you and get you out. He takes his time with his patients.
    in Fort Lauderdale, FL |
    He was kind, comprehensive and we never felt rushed- patiently answered questions about our daughter's condition. His staff was excellent also. You may end up waiting a little bit but his thoroughness is what takes a little longer and he provides that care for everyone so be happy about it
    in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
    Outstanding staff and Doctor. My child was sick and needed to see a doctor right away. Office staff called me back when there was a cancellation. Very knowledgable Doctor. Good bed manners
    in Ftlauderdale , FL |
    Horrible experience today waited 1.5 hr in the waiting wood and another 1 hr in the examination room it's now 6:30p and are leaving without being seen. I hope they don't think I'm letting my insurance pay for this visit.
    in Plantation, Florida |
    Dr. Tucker is amazing! I've been suffering with Ulcerative Colitis for 5 years (I am 15 now) and for the first 4 years was seeing a different GI. In those 4 years, they did nothing to help me. Since I have started seeing Dr. Tucker in March of 2015, he has helped me tremendously. He has fought with my insurance company for me, tried many different treatments, and given me hope that I will obtain remission. Yes, his office wait is long but it is so worth it. He really cares about his patients!
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    Dr. Tucker's Care Philosophy

    Dr. Tucker is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, and the American College of Gastroenterology. He is on staff at Broward General Medical Center, Plantation General, and Holy Cross Medical Center.

    Dr. Tucker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Pediatrics
    •  Board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    Board Certifications

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    • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    • Pediatrics

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • All Types of Food Poisoning
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Celiac Disease
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colitis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Dehydration
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
    • Encopresis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Food Poisoning
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Liver Diseases and Disorders
    • Malnutrition
    • Nausea
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pouchitis
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Reflux Esophagitis
    • Salmonella Food Poisoning
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Disease
    • Viral Infection
    • Vomiting Disorders


    • Medical School
      Universite Libre De Bruxelles, Faculte De Medecine

      Graduated in 1980

    • Internship Hospital
      Children's Hospital Of Buffalo

      Completed in 1985

    • Residency Hospital
      E Va Grad Med

      Completed in 1983

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Chldns Hospital

      Completed in 1985

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
    • Yiddish

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    • Pediatrics

    Procedures Performed

    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Joint Fusion
    • Manometry
    • pH Probe