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Total Comments: 108
Dr. Tucker was amazing!! i called the minute we woke up and I realized my daughter had a high fever. They told me to bring her right down. She was tested for Flu B and Strep. Dr. Tucker listened to everything I had to say, answered all of my questions. He was amazing!!!!
Always a great experience when I visit Dr. Tucker.
Dr Tucker is always a breath of fresh air. He treats parents and children with so much care and respect. Parenting is always hard, but he helps make it easier so you know their health is in good hands. He listens and explains everything with such a courteous and kind manner.
Dr Tucker did a very quick catheter on my daughter that was impressive.
dr. tucker is a truly talented professional. I trust and appreciate his kindness so much that I strongly recommended him to my best friend, who has him scheduled to see her new baby when he is born.
Dr. Tucker has been my son's doctor since the moment he was born. My son is now 19 and we always get excellent care, advice and medical expertise from Dr. Tucker and the entire practice. Thank you!
Dr. Tucker is excellent. We appreciate the time he takes with each child and he provides advice and care consistent with the child's age. I like that he covers a number of topics with the kids including drugs, grades, etc. All of this is very helpful because it is a discussion and he provides suggestions and information, not a lecture. In addition, we receive excellent medical attention from Dr. Tucker and Dr. Gordon and the nurses in the practice. With so many things keeping parents busy, it's extremely important to have doctors like this that you rely on and trust, who are very educated and thoughtful about the work they do, etc. Thanks tons!
We loved him. He was funny, engaged with my child, and talked to us parents on a level that we would understand.
The doctor was very knowledgeable. My only concern was that he was way too direct and lacked what I would consider as a good bedside manner.
extremely knowledgeable; put child at ease; very personable
He is always personable, knowledgeable, and helps you be the best parent you can be with his guidance.
Dr. Tucker was great. I really appreciated his expertise and his willingness to check some notes in the file for us.
Dr. Tucker always is so wonderful with my son! He is also equally as wonderful with me! We love Dr. Tucker!
always treated with respect and in a timely fashion. have nothing but good things to say about this clinic
Dr. Tucker is an AMAZING doctor. Very friendly and so attentive to my child. Top notch care!!!
we like Tucker but he interrupts a lot and is dismissive of points he believes are irrelevant without taking the time to understand why it is a concern of the parents
Dr. Tucker is a wonderful Doctor. we have never had an issues or concerns
The physician interacted well with my daughter and made her feel comfortable and the appointment less stressful for her
Dr. Tucker is thorough, kind and takes his care of his patients very seriously. He interacts with my children directly about their health and their symptoms.
My children have seen Dr. Tucker since they were born. I trust his opinion and he show sincere care for my child and respect for my concerns regarding their health.
Dr Tucker is wonderful.
Dr. Tucker is always a class act, professional, experienced, listens, & he always steers us in the right direction. He picks up on things others may have missed, he's always personable & all our kids really trust him. wouldn't go anywhere else, have recommended him to many friends & family. the whole office, including the nurses, staff at the front, everyone, is great. everyone here treats us like we are their own family...I'm so happy we were referred here.
dr tucker and all the staff and nurses at CCP are amazing.
The Doctor offered some great ideas for getting my child's BMI down and seeking a dietitians advice.
We love Dr. Tucker. Always answers our needs and appreciate him.
Dr.Tucker is wonderful and my kids love him. He was patient and kind with my concerns. Dr.Tucker even directly called my cell phone with follow-up answers to my concerns with recommendations!
Dr. Tucker is always thorough, understandable, and takes into consideration the whole child. We have always found the physicians and every one of the nurses and staff members to be everything you want in a practice. Thank you!
We LOVE Dr. Tucker! He is thorough and knows kids so well! He knows what to expect at what age and shares that with us so well! He's professional but personal and cares very much about our family.
Dr. Tucker is thorough, engaging and caring. He speaks directly to my child and I also checked in with me during the visit. He is an excellent primary care physician. I would recommend him to anyone.
I love the fact that Dr. Tucker cares about not only his physical health, but also education and social needs. He's a great pediatrician.
we love Dr. Tucker and all three of our boys are comfortable with him.
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.
Satisfied that my son is in good hands
Dr Tucker is very attentive and takes extra effort to make sure concerns are addressed.
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!
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.
Excellent as always!
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
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.
We love Dr. Tucker! He is very thorough and takes the time to listen and explain things.
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.
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