Dr. Steven Tucker started his medical career in the United States where he obtained his Medical Degree in 1989. Following his intensive training, he became a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (Medical Oncology).
Dr. Tucker moved from the United States to Singapore in 2006 and established his private clinic at Novena Specialist Centre where he now provides comprehensive primary and specialty medical care to both Singaporeans and medical travelers who are suffering from chronic diseases such as cancer of the breast, prostate, lung, liver, pancreas, ovary, blood, bone, and brain.
To date, Dr. Tucker has more than 21 years of experience under his belt. His approach in treating cancer involves genomics and combining the elements of behavioral change with those of conventional medicine. He practices a philosophy called Personalized Oncology where traditional therapies are combined with alternative and supportive methods such as touch therapy, acupuncture, botanicals, music therapy, and meditation. With this approach, he aims to provide holistic, supportive, and optimal patient care.
Recognised for his expertise and contribution to his field, Dr. Tucker has received numerous honours and awards throughout his career. These include:
- Merit Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology
- A commendation from the US National Institute of Health
- The UCLA ‘STAR’ Program Award
- Pew Foundation Fellowship
Dr. Tucker is an Officer of the Chapter of Medical Oncologists, College of Physicians, Singapore, and a proud Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Preventive Oncology, the Singapore Urological Association, and the Singapore Society of Oncology.
Recognized as a Key Opinion Leader in Future Medicine and Digital Healthcare, he regularly conducts lectures both in Singapore and abroad.
Tucker Medical specialises in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of chronic diseases including prostate and breast cancer. Conveniently located at Novena Specialist Centre, the clinic offers a comprehensive approach to quality healthcare and advocates wellness and disease prevention. Committed to providing patients with the highest standard of medical care as well as a comfortable and exceptional experience, the clinic features elegant décor and a welcoming atmosphere conducive to healing. The clinic is headed by Dr. Steven Tucker, an American physician trained at the UCLA Centre for Health Sciences. Aside from diagnosing and treating chronic diseases, Dr. Tucker also devotes a significant amount of his time on empowering patients and developing personalised health plans by combining the elements of behavioral change with those of conventional medicine. Along with conventional treatments, he also promotes lifestyle changes and alternative support methods (such as behavioral counseling and nutritional consultations) to bring patients back to health as quickly and as comfortably as possible.