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Robert Tucker

MD, MBA, AIF®

Vice President

Robert Tucker

MD, MBA, AIF®

Vice President

Biography

Robert—or “Dr. Bob,” as he is known around the office—is one of several former Plancorp clients who now work for the firm. A practicing orthopedic surgeon in his past life in which he was deeply involved in the business side of medicine, Dr. Bob draws on his prior experiences to help physicians meet the challenges they face today.

Dr. Bob earned his MD at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He specialized in hand surgery and served as the Medical Director of the St. Louis Orthopedic Institute before joining Plancorp in 2006. A lifelong learner and lover of the arts, Dr. Bob enjoys wildlife and nature photography, classical music and spending time with his twin granddaughters.

Awards and recognitions

  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 1971
  • Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society, 1997
  • Dean’s Award – Simon School of Business, Maryville University, 2017
Community Involvement
  • Executive Committee, National Leadership Council, Maryville University
  • Hillel Advisory Committee, Maryville University
  • Board of Trustees, Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis
Education
  • B.A., Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, 1971 (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • M.D., University of Missouri – Columbia, 1975
  • M.B.A., Maryville University, St. Louis, 1997

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