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Steven W. Tucker, MD, ACGE, FACOG

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Steven W. Tucker, MD, ACGE, FACOG is a board-certified OB/GYN physician with over 40 years of clinical and supervisory medical experience. He presently serves as President and Medical Director of the Advanced Menstrual Care Center (AMCC) in Baltimore, Maryland.

AMCC is one of the first centers in the United States that specializes in disorders of the menstrual cycle. These disorders include heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB), irregular bleeding, painful periods, painful sex, as well as bleeding after menopause. Common disorders that lead to these problems are also treated at AMCC, including uterine fibroids, uterine polyps, endometriosis, adenomyosis among others.

During his career, Dr. Tucker has served in the Air Force as an OB/GYN physician and Chief, Department of OB/GYN. Further, his experience and commitment to excellence led him to supervisory positions as Chief of OB/GYN at hospitals in Washington DC and Worcester, MA.

Dr. Tucker has also enjoyed his experiences as a surgical innovator and entrepreneur. He was among the initial Gyn surgeons who introduced advanced laparoscopy and advanced hysteroscopy surgery in the 1980s.

Dr. Tucker also has extensive experience in gynecologic laser systems, including the CO2, Argon, KTP, and Nd: YAG laser systems. Dr. Tucker is also a published author and national and international lecturer in gynecologic minimally invasive surgery, laser surgery, and laser safety.

For his work in these advanced surgery procedures, Dr. Tucker was among the first group of physicians recognized with certification in advanced laparoscopy and advanced hysteroscopy from the Accreditation Council of Gynecologic Endoscopy.

 

Professional Highlights

  • President & CEO of Advanced Menstrual Care Center LLC., Towson, MD
  • Practiced at Mary’s County Health Department, Leonardtown MD
  • Attending Physician Ob/GYN at Metropolitan Ob/GYN Associates, LLC., Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore MD
  • Chair, Department Ob/GYN, Fallon Clinic, Worcester, MA
  • Chair, Department of Ob/Gyn, District of Columbia Health and Hospitals
  • Private Practice, Steven W. Tucker, M.D., PA
  • Director, Division of Gynecologic Endoscopy, Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Advanced Medical Services, Inc.
  • Consultant for Pelviscopy and Laser Laparoscopy, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Vice President, Clinical Associates, P.A., Towson, MD
  • Attending Physician, Clinical Associates, P.A., Towson, MD
  • Attending Physician, USAF Hospital, Loring Air Force Base, Maine
  • Chairman, Department of Ob/Gyn, USAF Hospital, Loring Air Force Base, ME
  • Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

 

Medical Accreditation

  • Board Certified, Lifetime Certification by the American Board Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Certified in Advanced Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy by the Accreditation Council of Gynecologic Endoscopy

 

Honors

  • Distinguished Service Medal, US Air Force August 1985
  • Best Teacher Award, DC General Hospital Medical/Dental Staff March 2000

 

Publications and Presentations

  • Operative Laser Laparoscopy (with James Dorsey, M.D.) The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology and the Gynecologic Laser Society Combined Meeting, Dallas, Texas, May 1988
  • Fiberoptic Laser Laparoscopy in Endometriosis
  • Fiberoptic Lasers in Adhesiolysis
  • Decision Making in Operative Laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopic Uterine Nerve Ablation
  • Energy Delivery Systems in Operative Laparoscopy
  • Operative Laparoscopy: An Overview
  • Fiberoptic Laser Delivery Systems in Operative Laparoscopy
  • The Clinical Application of Fiberoptic Laser Delivery Systems. Laparoscopic Surgery: The American Experience. AAGL, August 11-13, 1988, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Laser Safety. Operative Laparoscopy: A Surgical Seminar and Workshop, Washington, DC, June 23-24, 1988
  • Economics of Laser Endoscopic Surgery. Fiberoptic Laser Surgery in Gynecology, Washington, DC, October 14-16, 1988
  • Approaches to the Abdomen: Principles of Establishing a Safe Pneumoperitoneum. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, June 1990
  • The Diagnosis and Management of the Pelvic Mass by Operative Laparoscopy. The World Congress of Gynecologic Endoscopy and the 18th Annual AAGL Meeting, Washington, DC, September 24, 1989
  • Advanced Operative Laparoscopy in the Diagnosis and Management of the Undiagnosed Pelvic Mass. Published in Proceedings of the 18th AAGL Meeting, 1991, p.35-39.
  • The Pelvic Mass: Diagnosis and Management of the Pelvic Mass
  • Organizing an Operative Endoscopy Program. Armed Forces District ACOG Meeting, Washington, DC, November 1989
  • Advanced Operative Laser Laparoscopy and Operative Hysteroscopy: A Practical Course. Apollo Hospital, Madras, India, June 30-July 4, 1990
  • Safety in Advanced Operative Laparoscopy: An Introduction for General Surgeons. Laparoscopic Course for General Surgeons, St. Joseph Hospital, Baltimore, MD April 21, 1990

 

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (August 1972-May 1975)
  • Medical Degree University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, MD (August 1975-June 1979)
  • Ob/Gyn Rotating Internship and Ob/GYN Residency, St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, MD (July 1979-June 1983)
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