Joel A. Tucker, M.D.

Dr. Tucker joined Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists, LLC in 2011 and specializes in general orthopaedics and adult reconstruction surgery. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

SPECIALTY: General Orthopaedics and hip and knee replacements.

SUBSPECIALTY: Adult Reconstruction Surgery


  • Biloxi Regional Medical Center
  • Garden Park Hospital
  • Ocean Springs Hospital
  • Memorial Hospital at Gulfport
  • Cedar Lake Surgery Center


  • College-Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
  • Medical School-University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS
  • Internship-University of Florida Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
  • Residency- University of Florida Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
  • Fellowship-Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL (Adult Reconstruction Surgery)


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Florida Orthopaedic Society
  • Mississippi Orthopaedic Society


  • USMLE: Step1-Passed
  • Step 2CK-Passed
  • Step 2CS-Passed
  • Step3-Passed
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons


  • Joel Tucker MD, J. Ryan Cotton MD, Steven Potter MD, Michael Patney DO “A Case Report of a Minimally Invasive Revision of Compress Limb Salvage Arthroplasty”
  • Poster presentation University of Florida College of Medicine / Jacksonville
  • Research Day, May 11, 2006 Joel Tucker MD, Hoyt, Amanda I Hoyt BA, Michael D. Richard CPO, B. Hudson Berrey MD, “Patello-Femoral Arthrodesis Amputation (PFAA)”
  • Poster presentation Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons 49th Annual Meeting, December 10th-15th, 2007
  • Poster presentation University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville
  • Research Day, May 2008.
  • Podium presentation University of Florida College of Medicine May 2010 Joel Tucker MD, Kevin Doulens MD “A Case Report of Bilateral PE Following Knee Arthroscopy.” Am J Orthop. 2010 Jan; 34(1), E-publication


  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
  • Marshall Horowitz Research Grant-2007 recipient
  • Customer Service Award for patient care 2008 University of Florida, Shands Jacksonville
  • Florida Orthopaedic Society 2010 Ortho Bowl, First Place

Developed consult template card to assist with patient care completeness and coding accuracy Shands Jacksonville Performance Improvement committee for 2008-2009 academic year

Jacksonville Sports Medicine Program pre-season Boys High School and Junior High physical exams First Coast High School Resident Team Physician, Jacksonville, Florida CRUDEM Foundation, Milot, Haiti

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Contact Us

228-230-BONE (2663) or 1-800-588-0365

Ocean Springs Office • Phone: 228-875-1849 
Biloxi Office • Phone: 228-392-9355 
Pascagoula Office • Phone: 228-762-3664 
Gulfport Office • Phone: 228-679-3001 
Lucedale Office • Phone: 228-230-2663




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