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About Dr. Myrna Tucker

Dr. Myrna Tucker, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Laredo, TX. She has 25 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Tucker is affiliated with CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital-New Braunfels. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

2 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Myrna Tucker is Excellent. Dr. Myrna Tucker has been rated by 2 patients. From those 2 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Myrna Tucker is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Border Region MH/MR Community Center

1500 Pappas St
Laredo, TX 78041
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Specialties

Dr. Myrna Tucker has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Myrna Tucker has the following 7 expertise

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Board Certifications

Dr. Myrna Tucker is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Tucker is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital-New Braunfels
  • Education

    25 Years Experience

  • Texas A&M Health Science Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

Border Region MH/MR Community Center, 1500 Pappas St, Laredo, TX
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