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Scott A. Tucker, MD

About Dr. Tucker

I joined Jefferson Orthopedic in 2020. I am a fellowship-trained Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon, having completed specialized training with one of the pioneers of Sports Medicine, Dr. James Andrews. I treat all orthopedic injuries, with a special interest in sports injuries and degenerative conditions of the shoulder, elbow, and knee.

I grew up in Old Saybrook, Connecticut and went to the Taft School and then Colby College in Maine. I spent two years working as a research assistant at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. After getting married, my wife and I moved to New Orleans where I attended Tulane Medical School and completed my orthopedic surgery residency at Tulane, followed by an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at The Andrews Institute with world-renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews, one of the premier surgeons for professional and collegiate athletes. I worked side-by-side with Dr. Andrews and focused on mastering arthroscopic techniques involving all types of shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle injuries, including Tommy John elbow ligament reconstruction.

Affiliations West Jefferson Medical Center
Location Information
Education and Experience
  • Medical School
  • Tulane University School of Medicine New Orleans, LA
    2008
  • Residency
  • Tulane University New Orleans, LA
    2013
  • Fellowship
  • Andrews Institute Rehabilitation Gulf Breeze, FL
    2014
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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