Doctor Search

William F. Tucker Jr., M.D.

William F. Tucker Jr., M.D.
D Best
Location
17051 Dallas Pkwy., Ste. 420
Addison, TX 75001 | Get Directions
Neighborhood
Addison
Show more awards

From the Doctor (Sponsored)

Dr. William Tucker is a founding partner of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine of Dallas, a true concierge style Orthopaedic practice. A consistent D Magazine Best Doctor, his practice focuses on minimally invasive procedures, direct anterior hip replacement, and minimally invasive total knee replacement. For patients, this means faster recovery and less time away from work and their favorite activities.

Dr. Tucker is an honors graduate of Vanderbilt University and earned his M.D. and completed his internship and residency at UT Southwestern Medical School. He completed fellowships at Rush-Presbyterian in Chicago and in Italy. He performs surgery at Methodist Hospital for Surgery in Addison and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas.

Specialties Include: 

  • Hip, Knee and Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • Computer Assisted Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pediatric and Adult Reconstructive Surgery
  • General Orthopaedics and Fracture Care
  • Hip and Knee Resurfacing
  • Sports Related Injuries

Many problems can be treated without surgery however, when surgery is indicated, state-of-the-art techniques, materials and implants allow patients the quickest possible return to their regular lifestyle and the best possible result. Dr. Tucker's areas of special interest and expertise are hip and knee replacement and revision surgery and arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder. He is fellowship trained in adult joint reconstruction and was the first orthopaedic surgeon in Dallas to perform minimally invasive total knee replacement. He performs minimally invasive hip replacement where appropriate as well.  

Dr. Tucker lectures around the country instructing practicing orthopaedic surgeons in the performance of minimally invasive joint replacement and is a Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is the author of numerous medical articles, is the orthopaedic editorial consultant to the Dallas Medical Journal, and serves on the medical board of Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. He is a clinical assistant professor at UT Southwestern Medical School.

In most instances appointments can be made within 24 hours of your call. Please call us to schedule an appointment.

 

 

 

William F. Tucker Jr., M.D. / Multiple Locations

Multiple Locations: (Choose a location to see additional information)

In Practice Since

  • 1995

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Accountable Health Plans of Texas
  • Admar Network PPO
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Elect Choice Open Access EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna TRS
  • Affiliated Prov Systems PPO
  • BCBS Blue
  • BCBS BlueChoice HMO
  • BCBS BlueChoice Plus POS
  • BCBS BlueChoice POS
  • BCBS BlueChoice PPO
  • BCBS Federal PPO
  • BCBS Health Select POS
  • BCBS HMO Blue
  • Beech Street PPO
  • CCN
  • CIGNA
  • CIGNA EPO True Access
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
  • Galaxy Health PPO
  • GEHA
  • Great-West Healthcare HMO
  • Great-West Healthcare Open Access
  • Great-West Healthcare POS
  • Great-West Healthcare PPO
  • Group Resources PHCS
  • Health Source PPO
  • HealthSmart GEPO
  • HealthSmart Pref Care PPO
  • Humana Gold
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana PPO Choice Care
  • Medicare
  • North Texas Health Care EPO
  • North Texas Health Care GEPO
  • North Texas Health Care POS
  • North Texas Health Care PPO
  • One Health Plan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • ppoNext EPO
  • ppoNext PPO
  • ProAmerica UHC PPO
  • ProNet PPO
  • Railroad Medicare
  • SecureHorizons Direct
  • Texan Plus Medicare HMO Replacement
  • Texas True Choice PPO
  • TRICARE Standard
  • UniCare Classic
  • UniCare HMO
  • UniCare Performance PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Open Access
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • Workers Compensation

Current Issues