Dr. Walter Rucker, MD

Dr. Walter Rucker, MD

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Dr. Walter Rucker, MD is a family medicine specialist in Cleveland, TN and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in family medicine.

2535 Georgetown Rd NW

Cleveland, TN 37311

Contact Information

(423) 244-0311

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Golden Rule
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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Dr. Rucker's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asthma in Adults
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bacterial Sepsis
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Blood Disorders
Blood Draw
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Botox® Injection
Breast Diseases
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cellulitis
Chemical Peel
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Depressive Disorders
Diabetes
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dry Skin
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Essential Tremor
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Gout
Hair Loss
HCG Diet
Headache
Heart Disease
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
HIV Screening
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Microdermabrasion
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nausea
Neurogenic Bladder
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Overactive Bladder
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Primary Emphysema
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Ringworm
Secondary Hypertension
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Aging
Skin Biopsy
Skin Cancer
Skin Diseases
Skin Infections
Skin Lesion
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spondylosis
Stomach Diseases
Syphilis Screening
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Weight Loss
Wellness Examination

About Me

Biography

Dr. Walter Rucker, MD is a family medicine specialist in Cleveland, TN and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in family medicine.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1996
    Baptist Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1993
    University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1993
  • 1989
    Murray State University
    Undergraduate School
    1989

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rucker

4.5

Based on 21 reviews

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1 Star
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My experience with Dr Rucker has always been wonderful never had any problems anything I can talk to him about he helps me with any health issues I have he's a wonderful doctor I am blessed to have him
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New to the area. I was looking for a primary care physician. I recently had an auto accident will be released June 12 from my Orthopedist care. Moved my selection of a family Doctor I am generally healthy and only normally use my GP for is my annual check up and regular blood work throughout the...Read More
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Called to get my prescription from Dr Ruckers office on a Friday and I was told that he was out of town until Wednesday. The staff told me that they would send him a message to get it take care of and I never heard from anyone. I had to wait 4 days before I could call back in to tell them and still...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Network S
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Golden Rule
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
POMCO Group
Principal Life
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
State Farm
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
Wells Fargo Insurance

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