Dr. Wayne Tuckson, MD

Dr. Wayne Tuckson, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Wayne Tuckson, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Howard University in 1980 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

250 E Liberty St Ste 802

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 583-8005

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 95% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Tuckson'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.

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Howard University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • St Louis University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tuckson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tuckson's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tuckson to family and friends
30 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Tuckson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Had my first visit with Dr. Tuckson today. He is thorough and knowledgeable. He answered all my questions and reached a diagnosis that explained all my symptoms. He is "all business" which is fine with me--I wasn't there for a social visit. I felt free to ask questions and he was in no way...more
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The patient before me questioned his competency, and Dr. Tuckson overheard. It's possible that what I experienced was just some backlash from that. Regardless, I've never seen a doctor conduct himself quite like this. Some of the positive reviews here resemble phony Amazon reviews. While it wasn't...more
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Recently had surgery that Dr. Tuckson performed. He is amazing! Yes he has a zippy mouth and has to have the first and last word.... so be it he knows his stuff. I was worried about pain and other issues and he addressed every one one of them. I left surgery happy and feeling much better than I...more
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Dr. Tuckson performed a colonoscopy on me a few days ago. I was a first-time patient. From the first moment I met him, he was professional, patient, and very informative. His great sense of humor was very comforting. His staff was excellent. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Dr Tuckson is the ultimate professional. He is highly intelligent and gets right to the issue. His staff is friendly and helpful.. Dr Tuckson knows his business but on the other hand is very compassionate. He makes himself available 24 hours a day. If you call his service they patch you into...more
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