James J. Tucci, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

James Tucci MD

Biography

Dr. Tucci is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is also a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. He has trained Orthopedic Residents and continues to do so at Maimonides Medical Center. He has published articles in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics and the Journal of Sports Medicine, and has presented to peer groups throughout the country.

He specializes in disorders involving children from birth until the age of 16. Specifically the treatment of fractures in children and the treatment of deformities including those of the hip, spine and extremities. His office hours are by appointment. Emergencies are accommodated through the emergency room.

Conditions Commonly Treated

  • Blount’s disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Clubfoot deformity
  • Congenital deformity
  • Congenital dislocation of the hip
  • Fractures
  • Growth plate injuries
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis

Education and Training

MEDICAL DEGREE
State University of New York Downstate
INTERNSHIP
St. Vincent’s Hospital Medical Center
RESIDENCY
St. Vincent’s Hospital Medical Center
FELLOWSHIP
Alfred I. Dupont Institute
BOARD
Orthopeadic Surgery – general

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