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James C. Tucker, MD

OrthoArkansas, PA
800 Fair Park Blvd
Little Rock, AR 72204

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(501) 500-3500



(501) 500-3550

James C. Tucker, MD

James “Jimmy” Tucker, MD, has been an active leader in sports medicine in Arkansas for more than 15 years. He serves on the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee for Arkansas Athletic Association. Dr. Tucker is the only Arkansas member of the International Hip Arthroscopy Association. He has completed board certification in sports medicine.

Dr. Tucker graduated from the University of Arkansas College of Medicine and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Nashville. He completed a fellowship in orthopedic trauma at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. In addition, Dr. Tucker has advanced training in arthroscopy of the shoulder, hip and knee. Patients describe Dr. Tucker as going above and beyond to see that they get back to their top performance and stay healthy. As much as Dr. Tucker loves to care for patients and their families, nothing brings him more joy than his wonderful wife and four great kids.


University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Nashville


Orthopedic Tauma, University of Alabama, Birmingham

Degree Origin

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Educational Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics

Practicing Specialties

Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics

Practicing Health Concerns

Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopy, Hip Arthroscopy, Hip Surgery, Knee Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma, Pediatric Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery