Joel A. Tucker, M.D.

Dr. Tucker joined Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists, LLC in 2011 and specializes in general orthopaedics and adult reconstruction surgery.

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


  • 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

Click the links below for more information:

Medical Minute video

aaos logo color

Contact Us

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

Ocean Springs Office • Phone: 228-875-1849 • Fax: 228-875-6257
Biloxi Office • Phone: 228-392-9355 • Fax: 228-392-1781
Pascagoula Office • Phone: 228-762-3664 • Fax: 228-769-7015
Gulfport Office • Phone: 228-679-3001 • Fax: 228-679-3039
Lucedale Office • Phone: 228-230-2663


Copyright Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists ~ All Rights Reserved