Dr. Jon Barry Tucker MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Jon Tucker is an orthopedic surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Clair Hospital and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Tucker accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 43 doctors at St. Clair Hospital and one of 44 at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

St. Clair Hospital

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Ranked #13 in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1984–1985

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1986–1989

Graduate Hospital/Tenet Healthcare
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 1989–1990

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 22 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition



Publications & Presentations

Breaking the deadlock over destruction of the smallpox virus stocks.
Tucker, J. B.

The four faces of microbial forensics.
Tucker, J. B., Koblentz, G. D.

Protein engineering: security implications. The increasing ability to manipulate protein toxins for hostile purposes has prompted calls for regulation.
Tucker, J. B., Hooper, C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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