Dr. Spencer Tucker, MD

Dr. Spencer Tucker, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Spencer Tucker, MD is a general surgery specialist in Independence, LA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport in 2002 and specializes in general surgery.

52579 Highway 51 S

Independence, LA 70443

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Stomach Diseases
more than 81% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
more than 76% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 75% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated


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14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tucker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tucker to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

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

    Under 10 minutes
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