Andrew M. Tucker, M.D.
Dr. Tucker, a prominent sports health expert, is the Head Team Physician for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL) and serves on several NFL advisory and subcommittees focused on performance enhancing agents, mild traumatic brain injury, and cardiovascular health. Dr. Tucker serves as the President of the NFL Physicians Society.
In addition to his NFL medical appointments, Dr. Tucker has an active community-based clinical practice with offices in the Baltimore metropolitan region. He provides care for active patients of all ages, including athletes at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Loyola College, and Coppin State College, with sports and exercise related medical conditions. Dr. Tucker is a diplomat of the American Academy of Family Physicians and maintains a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine. He is published in medical journals and has written book chapters on a variety of sports health topics, including concussion, preparticipation examinations, and musculoskeletal injuries and disorders.
Prior to joining UMH, Dr. Tucker was the Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Previously, he served as a team physician for the Cleveland Browns, a staff physician in the Department of Orthopedics at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and Assistant Clinical Professor for Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dr. Tucker received his medical degree from Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Illinois and went on to complete two fellowships. He completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at the Alabama Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama, and a sports medicine fellowship at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine/Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.