Dr. Walter Rucker, MD



Family Practice     -  Tennessee,  Athens

 Overview

Dr. Walter Rucker, MD works in Athens, Tennessee is a specialist in Family Practice and graduated Baptist Med Center. Dr. Rucker is affiliated with Athens Regional Medical Center and practicing for 26 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Family Practice

 Conditions

  • Anxiety
  • Broken Hand
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Device Therapy of Heart Failure
  • Exudative Retinal Detachment
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy With Conduction Block
  • Muscle Hypotonia
  • Myotonic Dystrophy
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
  • Prenatal Seminar
  • Psychological Testing
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Thymus Cancer

 Procedures

  • Blood Draw
  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemical Peel
  • HCG Diet
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Skin Biopsy

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine

 Years Since Graduation

  • 26

 State License

  • Tennessee

 Background Check

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Malpractice

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 Education & Training

Residency Hospital


Baptist Med Center




Medical School


University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

Louisville, KY, United States

Graduated: 1993

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Cherokee Medical Group

500 Decatur Pike
Tennessee (TN)
Athens,
37303

  (423) 745-2500
Office Volume:    60 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    No

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Cherokee Medical Group, 500 Decatur Pike, Athens, Tennessee (TN), 37303




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • CareSource
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Golden Rule
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • Humana
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health
  • LocalPlus
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Network S
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • POMCO Group
  • Principal Life
  • State Farm
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Athens Regional Medical Center photo


Athens Regional Medical Center

1199 Prince Avenue Georgia GA, Athens, 30606

Athens Regional Medical Center is a hospital located in Athens, GA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 11 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 11 of 14 procedures.




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  • AMAZING DOCTOR, You deserve more than 5 Stars Thank you Dr. Paul Rosenberg
    13 January 2019, 09:53
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    12 January 2019, 11:01
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