Dr. Paul Tucker, MD

Dr. Paul Tucker, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  ·  
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55 y/o
(51)

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Dr. Paul Tucker, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Austin, TX. He specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiology.

Texas Heart and Vascular

4316 James Casey St

Austin, TX 78745
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tucker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Tucker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tucker "Dr. Tucker received his bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Texas at Austin, graduating Summa Cum Laude, with induction into Phi Beta Kappa. He received his medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, where he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Tucker has been elected as a Texas Monthly Super Doctor for the years 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016."

2  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

10  Procedures

  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor College Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Texas Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Super Doctor, Texas Monthly, 2010
  • Super Doctor, Texas Monthly, 2003-8
Media & Publications

Dr. Tucker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Tucker does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Tucker and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

St. David's South Austin Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Outstanding Patient Experience Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Tucker is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Tucker's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tucker to family and friends
51 total reviews (36 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Tucker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (36)

Dr. Tucker and staff are always friendly and courteous, as well as prompt in seeing me. I trust Dr. Tucker with my cardiac care. He has been my cardiologist for over 10 years. I have a history of heart disease in my family, and he is always vigilant in making sure I receive preventative treatment...more
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Always attentive, pleasant and thorough! His PA Molly is just the best. She too is very attentive, pleasant and thorough. Excellent culture and management in this office. I wouldn’t go anywhere else!
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Dr. Tucker is an amazing cardiologist! He was very attentive and quickly diagnosed and treated my problem. His nurse Mari called the next day to check on me! I ran out of my meds and they called the pharmacy and had it ready within the hour. Highly recommended
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My first recommendation to see Dr. Tucker was from my brother who worked in the St. David's South Cath Lab. He described him as brilliant, compassionate, and used many more impressive adjectives. My husband and I researched his credentials and instantly knew he was the doctor for us. We will...more
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Been my wife and my cardiologist for several years. Professional and we feel comfortable having discussions with him.
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