Dr. Jon Barry Tucker MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Jon Tucker is an orthopedic surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Clair Memorial 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 38 doctors at St. Clair Memorial Hospital and one of 29 at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

St. Clair Memorial Hospital

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Ranked #11 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 Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

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.

See all 11 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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