Dr. William Tucker Jr, MD

Dr. William Tucker Jr, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(30)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Tucker Jr, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics doctor who practices in Dallas, TX. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

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

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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

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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)."
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Specialties

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

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

  • ACL Surgery
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tucker Jr to family and friends
4.4
based on 30 total reviews (3 with 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)

in Keller, TX |
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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in Dallas, TX |
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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in Keller, TX |
Dr Tucker is truly a gifted surgeon. His level of skill, ability, honesty and integrity is second to none!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tucker Jr accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Tucker Jr has admitting privileges

Methodist Hospital for Surgery
17101 Dallas Pkwy
Addison, TX 75001
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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
8200 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas, TX 75231
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Walnut Hill Medical Center
7502 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75231
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