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Total Comments: 87
Dr. Tucker is wonderful and always takes my concerns seriously.
Dr. Tucker is the best! My son had heart surgery and Dr. Tucker drew a diagram to explain his condition and how it was fixed. He really cares about his patients and their parents.
we brought in our baby the day after he was born to establish care. At first the receptionist told us they don't accept walk-ins for under four months, but after they understood he was one day old, they found us a room and a nurse for a check up. I was impressed with how the staff handled the situation. We saw Dr Tucker, and I liked him as well.
Love James Tucker!
Dr. Tucker is the best. He is interested and clear during the appointments, he follows up, and he cares.
Dr. Tucker was an excellent provider! He spent plenty of time with us and explained everything in depth. He was great with my kids and engaged them in their care. I'd recommend Dr. Tucker to other families!
My oldest son is now 4. With the exception of dr. a(we saw her for a sick appointment and loved her and switched to her but she went on maternity leave so we were back to whoever was available), dr tucker was the first doctor we have seen that actually seemed to care and listen and not just treat us like we were another kid. He spent an hour with us (between my 2 boys) asking questions and listening to our concerns. He addressed EVERYTHING in detail instead of just giving us a generalized answer. I will not go to any other providers. He was amazing. We are closer to the Natrona Heights office but will definitely make the trip to ridc for him!
He is excellent with my son. He evaluates both the physical and mental health of my 16 year old every visit. Understanding and caring Pediatrian, like all doctors should be. I'm glad to see him have Med students follow him. They are learning from the best Ive experienced.
Dr Tucker is very attentive and takes extra effort to make sure concerns are addressed.
Satisfied that my son is in good hands
Dr Tucker spent a considerable amount of time examining and discussing my baby's health and what to expect at upcoming appointments. He demonstrated confidence and consideration at our appointment, and has a friendly bedside disposition.
My experincces with CCP have always met my expectations
absolutely love the care we receive from Dr Tucker. he's attentive and talks to the children to make sure they feel apart of the conversations
I have been going to Children's Community Pediatric's for over 25 years. I have been happy with all of the Drs. i have seen there whether for an emergency or sick visit. Dr. Tucker was extremely receptive, acknowledge the concern, and provided a direction to take to our most recent health concern.
dr. tucker is thorough, engaged, speaks directly to the patient as well as thecoarevt
Dr. Tucker was absolutely amazing and this visit with my son has been the best visit we have ever had! I feel so confident and filled with hope moving forward! Just the best!
Excellent as always!
my child had the flu. this provider was very quick to dismiss as a viral illness. did not test her and as a result she got very ill and was not able to get tamiflu bc outside window. I had to return to have her seen again.
Dr. Tucker is the absolute best pediatrician I am always confident with his treatment plans. He is very smart and experienced. I wouldn't take my daughter anywhere else.
the Doctor forgot to sign the script, we went to the pharmacy nearly 7 hours after her appointment and could not fill the med. after several phone calls and forever waiting at a pharmacy with a 2 year old we had to give up and go home... very disappointed
excellent provider. explains everything. spends perfect amount of time. never rushes through visit and always leaves on a positive note.
Dr. Tucker made special note regarding my child identifying herself as bisexual. This could have been easily overlooked but Dr. Tucker took care in providing reassurance to her about the inclusiveness of his practice and took additional time with me (parent) to learn how we as a family are adjusting to this news. It is clear that our daughter (and any child) will get proper medical attention and care from the physicians in this practice regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. There is even a sticker on the door which I hadn't noticed before. I appreciate that my daughter has a pediatrician who is a true supporter of her medical and mental health.
Dr. Tucker is an excellent doctor.
Dr. Tucker is consistently attentive, kind, inclusive to my child and myself, patient, and funny. We are so lucky to have him as our pediatrician.
great doctor and facility
We love Dr. Tucker! He is very thorough and takes the time to listen and explain things.
I prefer to seek advice and guidance from the provider rather than seek outside providers help. Our provider seems to understand listen and resolve all issues when they arrive.
Dr. Tucker is an excellent doctor for my family!
The staff and nurses are wonderful. We love thos practice.
We appreciate Dr. Tucker's widsom and knowledge. We think he has our son's best interest in mind. He is always on time and makes time to answer all our questions.
Very caring. So lucky!
Dr. Tucker had my daughter laughing and pleased to see him. He gave great explanations. Would definitely see him again!
Dr. Tucker is always so helpful whenever we see him. My older son actually enjoys going to the Dr. thanks to his pleasantness.
I truly love Allegheny Pediatrics. My son usually sees Dr. Gordon whom we trust impeccably, however for his recent illness we saw Dr. Tucker. Love him, great doctor. He spoke directly to our son, as well as us, and listened to all of our concerns. Couldn't be more pleased and as a mother couldn't feel any better knowing that my son is in good hands!
Dr Tucker went above a dbeyobd for us in our unique situation. He showed concern and and provided us with the best care. He and the nurse and the receptionist all came into the office early to treat my children because the schedule was already full. We appreciate the efforts Dr Tucker put forth for our unique situation.
the doctor is very responsible and care for the Child's health condition and follow up his health conditions
Dr. Tucker is the best! he takes him time with every patient and made sure we were all comfortable with answers
we were there for a 2day old well check. loved how the nurses took us right back to a room and didn't keep us in the waiting room. also let us stay in the exam room as long as we needed afterward to breastfeed, etc. I did not feel rushed at all.
all of the doctor's in the practice are the absolute best doctor's you could ask for. we've been going to this practice for 27 years and love it!!
we love Dr. Tucker! There is another CCP and other offices way closer but we drive 40 minutes just for him!
Dr. Tucker is always wonderful! We are lucky to have him as our child's doctor.
this office is always efficient, polite, empathetic and treats my child with understanding and respect. I have seen over the years the shift to asking her questions and listening to her vs the parent- this is ideal in helping to promote a healthy relationship with her doctors. We are so fortunate to have this as our GP team.
Dr. Tucker was knowledgeable and into the office quickly. We came in for a walk-in appointment. He spoke very fast as I assume he was getting in the walk-in patients before his regular hours. Would definitely recommend him as well. He was eager to follow-up with my daughter if the sickness got worse. Very appreciative.
Dr. Tucker is friendly & quick. He spoke directly to my child and communicated in a non-condescending and informative manner.
Dr Tucker is easy to talk to and shows a genuine care towards my kids.
The kids and I always love seeing Dr. Tucker for our annual visit! Thanks
Dr. Tucker is phenomenal with both of my children. They actually love visiting their doctor and look forward to their visits with him. He's top-notch!
We < 3 Dr. Tucker! He has been a great resource for us in raising our children. I'd highly recommend him and his practice!
Dr. Tucker genuinely cares about my child. He asked him questions about plans for life after high school and offered suggestions on how to help make those things happen.
Dr Tucker was thorough, patience, and engaging.
the wait time was more than 15 min, however, he apologized profusely for the delay
Dr Tucker was very informative and happy. He always seems to have the best advice for both children.
DR TUCKER IS THE BEST!! HE IS ALWAYS SO READY TO TALK TO THE KIDS AND REALLY LISTENS. PARENTS LOVE HOW HE HANDLES TEENAGERS AND DISCUSIING HEALTH, ETC. HIS PERSONALITY IS SO AWESOME AND KIDS JUST LOVE HIM!! THE STAFF IS AMAZING AND WE ARE BLESSED FOR SUCH A GREAT DR AND STAFF!! I WOULD NEVER CHANGE DOCS! TUCKER IS BY FAR THE BEST!!!
We love Dr. Tucker, he is always patient and makes us feel confident in the most healthy ways to raise our son
love Tucker! he is the best with my son and his anxiety with shots!
Dr. Tucker has always given my son exceptional care. We moved to the South Hills, but continue to see him because he is the best in the area for my son. We appreciate his professionalism, honest and direct approach, and his knowledge. He has always steered us in the right direction for our son's medical and emotional needs.
Appointment right away, was seen right away, provider was very caring.
Dr. Tucker was very nice during our visit. I appreciate the time he took to talk to my child while treating her warts on her foot. He kept her so busy talking that she didn't even realize he was done with the treatment. He made our visit very smooth and free of pain. Thank you
Dr. Tucker was wonderful. I literally brought my daughter in straight from picking her up at daycare, with no appointment, and he was super attentive and helpful during my daughter's sick visit.
Dr. Tucker is wonderful! He is very knowledgeable and caring.
dr tucker made sure to call me early the next morning to check on how my childwas doing. I'm really thankful for that.
excellent experience. Dr.Tucker took care of her right away and made her feel comfortable with the procedure.
Dr. Tucker is always wonderful!
I think that Dr. Tucker is a wonderful pediatrician. He always has a lesson to teach my son in addition to caring for his physical well being. His demeanor is perfect. He is a great listener and is always very helpful.
Dr. Tucker is always very attentive. He pays attention to the physical, mental, social, and emotional well being of my son. He is an exceptional physician. He is very thorough and always follows up.
Very good holistic approach to health and well being.
Dr. Tucker was excellent with my daughter. he seemed genuinely concerned about her and was EXCELLENT with calling about her test results and checking up on her to see how she was doing.
Dr. Tucker is great, I'm glad he's my daughters Peditrician. He is very thorough, highly knowledgeable and respectful, I'm really thankful for him!
Dr Tucker is excellent! He even checked up on my son the next day, which we very much appreciated!
Dr James Tucker is by far the absolute best. He is the most caring doctor I have ever met. I always feel he has my children's best interest at heart. He isn't aloud to retire till my children are grown up I would be lost!
always excellent, always respects my concerns & goes above & beyond, the whole office is wonderful, I'm confident my kids get the best possible care
I met with Dr. Tucker without my child today about some mental issues related to school. Dr. Tucker listened and explained things in terms I could understand. I felt like he gave me all the time I needed, and I will not hesitate to contact him in the future regarding this matter.
Dr. Tucker is an excellent physician. We had concerns about my son's appetite decreasing and weight loss, and his questions about familial and social issues showed that he is very tuned in to what adolescents have to deal with. We have always been happy with his care, and are very lucky to have him as our sons' physician.
Dr Tucker was wonderful as always
Dr. Tucker, Dr. Gordon, and every single provider at CCP Allegheny Pediatrics are uniformly outstanding health care providers for our children. We have been grateful for their services for more than twenty years now. It is an evidence-based, compassionate, competent practice at which we find excellence in every aspect.
we love Dr. Tucker!
Dr Tucker was very helpful in regards to my child's concerns. He seem to have a very caring attitude about my child well-being
Dr. Tucker is always very compassionate and willing to answer any questions we have.
we have used children's pediatric for 17 years and have always been very happy with the people and services involved.
Dr. Tucker, Nurses, Office Staff are all very respectful, efficient and caring. I would highly recommend this provider to others.
My daughter has been going to see Dr. Tucker since she was born, he is one of my favorite providers at the RIDC Park location. He listens to what I have to say without interrupting me. All of the staff are very friendly. the nurse at my office visit yesterday was absolutely fantastic, my daughter loved her and did even realize she received a shot. I have recommend a few people to this office and they all have loved it.
I love this place and feel fortunate to have the entire staff as my provider. my kids really like Dr Tucjer. he always makes them laugh and puts them at ease.
We did not have an appointment. We used the walk in option. We were taken back to the room right away. The entire staff showed concern for the health of my child. I was extremely satisfied with this visit. Being that my child is an infant and has never been sick before, the doctor explained everything in detail about the steps for my child to get better.
Dr. Tucker followed up via phone after hours to check on my child's progress/health. It was very much appreciated and gave us peace of mind.
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