Dr. Christopher Tucker is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management, and electrodiagnostic medicine. He is a pain management specialist at North Texas Orthopedics & Spine Center and is dedicated to improving his patients’ pain and function. Dr. Tucker grew up in Michigan. He completed his undergraduate studies at Michigan Technological University and Wayne State University in Michigan. He completed his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in 1988 from Michigan State University. From there, he went on to complete an internship from Detroit Osteopathic Hospital and residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation from Wayne State University in 1992.
Dr. Tucker has served as assistant medical director at the Northeast Community Hospital Rehabilitation Unit in Bedford and is a designated doctor with the Texas Department of Insurance Workers' Compensation Division for resolution of disputed impairment ratings.
Dr. Tucker's main interests include musculoskeletal medicine including neck and low back pain, electrodiagnostic evaluation of neuromuscular injuries and diseases, acute and chronic pain management, and occupational and sports medicine.
Dr. Tucker is assisted by Brandon Christensen, F.N.P.
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI
Detroit Osteopathic Hospital, Detroit, MI
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Subspecialty Certification in Pain Medicine
“Very very pleasant. Dr. Tucker gave a mean injection in my shoulder, and it was not painful, he was very gentle. He has a great bedside matter which makes that great for new patients.”– Frances R.