Dr. Richard Tucker, DO

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Age 69
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Dr. Richard Tucker, DO
The office of Dr. Richard Tucker provides each patient with the individualized attention they want and deserve. Dr. Tucker's philosophy is one in which he aims to treat the whole patient, not just their symptoms. Our office is committed to delivering compassionate, quality healthcare to women. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of gynecologic care to all of our patients in a caring, friendly, and compassionate manner. From your initial exam though the menopause years and beyond, we treat all healthcare issues relating to the female reproductive system and other associated symptoms. Biography Born in Philadelphia, Dr. Tucker grew up in Cheltenham, PA. He attended Cardinal Dougherty High School in Philadelphia. He received a BA in Biology from La Salle College and his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Tucker completed a rotating internship and a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecologic Surgery at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Stratford, NJ with specialty training at Pennsylvania Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Tucker entered private practice in 1979. Dr. Tucker is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecologic Surgery. He was awarded the title of Distinguished Fellow of The American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Tucker studied at the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia, currently plays trombone in the Cardinal Dougherty Alumni Band and is a vocal soloist. He enjoys spending time with his family, especially his grandson. Educational Affiliations Dr. Tucker is Past President of the American College of Osteopathic OB/GYN. He serves as the site coordinator for the Drexel University Residency program at Virtua Memorial Hospital. Dr. Tucker is the Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is also Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rowan University/School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Tucker is part of the Volunteer Faculty for the Family Practice Residency Program at Virtua Memorial Hospital in Burlington County. He served as the Program Director at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine- Allegheny University/Rancocas Hospital for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency from 1996-2000. Dr. Tucker was certified in 2000 by the National Certification Corporation as a Certified Menopausal Clinician. He also is the founding president of the Medical Education Foundation of the American College of Osteopathic OB/GYN and was a member of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons. Hospital Affiliations Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly New Jersey, Memorial Ambulatory Surgical Center. Dr. Tucker was also the first Obstetrician at the Center for Women and Children. Second Office Location 85 Nautilus Drive, Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050 Acknowledgements Best Physicians for Women (South Jersey Magazine) - 2014 Best Doctors (South Jersey Magazine) - 2014 OB/GYN Faculty Teaching Award, Drexel University College of Medicine - 2013 Cardinal Dougherty High School Hall of Fame - 2009 Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists (Consumers' Research Council of America) - 2007, 2008 Mentor Hall of Fame Award (American Osteopathic Association) - 2007 Top Physicians (South Jersey Magazine) - 2005, 2008, 2011 Best of Burlington County- Doctor (Burlington County Times) - 2004-2011 Top Doc (SJ Magazine) - 2003-2011 Delaware Valley Areas Top Doctors (Consumer's Checkbook) - 2003 Qualified for television's Jeopardy.

115 Union Mill Rd

Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

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Dr. Richard Tucker, DO

Dr. Richard Tucker, DO

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Tucker's Experience

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 Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecologic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Family Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecologic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Endometriosis
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis


  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Tucker's Reviews

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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
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in MOunt Laurel nj |
Wonderful. Been going to dr. Tucker for years. Makes this uncomfortable experience very comfortable. He is a true professional. Love his staff.
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Dr. Tucker accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Tucker has admitting privileges

Southern Ocean Medical Center
1140 Route 72 W
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
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Virtua Memorial Hospital
175 Madison Ave
Mount Holly, NJ 08060
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