Dr. William Tucker Jr, MD

Dr. William Tucker Jr, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. William Tucker Jr, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1989 and specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, orthopedic surgery, and more.

8440 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 250

Dallas, TX 75231

Contact Information

(214) 265-5050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Tucker Jr'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 Jr "My first step is to make sure that my patient understands their condition and the options available. Together, we can then determine the best course of treatment. My areas of expertise are Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction, Minimally Invasive Total Hip and Knee Replacement, Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement and Sports Medicine (arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder)."

6  Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

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25  Procedures

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

  • Vanderbilt Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Tex Sw
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Tex Sw/parkland Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Rush Prsby St Luke'S Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tucker Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tucker Jr's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tucker Jr to family and friends
30 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Tucker Jr'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 (3)

Dr. Tucker uses the new anterior approach for hip replacement surgery which has less trauma and shorter recovery time. He also prescribes physical therapy for 4 weeks PRIOR to surgery to strengthen the muscles around the surgery joint, and over the counter supplements including iron, vitamin C and...more
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I really like Dr. Tucker. He has a great bedside manner and is very good at what he does. The staff are nice at the front desk but are super busy. The Tech that does preliminary questions and X-ray Tech are super nice. I wouldn't go to anyone else personally.
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Dr Tucker is truly a gifted surgeon. His level of skill, ability, honesty and integrity is second to none!
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