quality medical care as well as a caring medical physician who
will both listen to you and advise you of your treatment
options, do not have to be mutually exclusive. At the
Springfield-Burke Family Practice, we look forward
to creating a long and healthy relationship with you.
We are a small practice that focuses on
individualized and preventative care. Our doctors are trained to
treat patients of all ages - from newborns to senior citizens.
Let us know how we can assist you with everything from routine
preventative care, such as physical exams, vision or hearing
screening, and acute care.
As a family physician, Dr. Alton Tucker knows that the better
informed our patients are, the better we can be of service to
you. That is why if you have a question or concern and call our
office, you always will get a call back. Our doctor and staff
thank you and appreciate your trust in our care for you and your
The following information is provided to help
answer some of the more common questions we encounter.
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm by appointment.
If you have a medical emergency, we will make every
effort to accommodate. Your cooperation and patience
is always appreciated.
Tucker has moved to a
8991 Cotswold Dr. • Burke VA 22015 Map
(just 5 miles from the current location)
Jeffrey Nekoba continues to operate his practice at 7489
Huntsman Blvd., Springfield, Va. 22153. The new office
phone number is 571-642-1460 and the new fax number is
703-440-1203. If you have further questions regarding
his practice, please contact his office staff at the new
If you have a scheduled appointment and are
unable to honor it, please call us as soon as possible. We ask
for at least 48 hours cancellation notice for physical exams and
procedure appointments and 24 hours notice for all other
appointments. We reserve the right to charge a $25 fee for
We participate with a variety of insurance plans. Contact us for
a list of plans, or consult your insurance carrier's member
services department or their website.
If your insurance plan requires that you have referrals for
services provided outside of this practice, you must request a
referral from us prior to your appointment with the specialist.
We are unable, through contractual obligations with insurance
carrriers, to back-date referrals.
Please have your insurance card available each time you come to
our office. Co-payments are requested when you check-in for your
appointment in order to reduce waiting time in our office.
|Alton G. Tucker, M.D.
-- Dr. Tucker is a native of Virginia and has been in
practice for more than 20 years. Affectionately known
as our "singing doc," he received his medical degree
from Medical College of Virginia in Richmond and
completed his residency at Fairfax Family Practice. He
has been attending to the medical needs of this area
for several years as one of the founders of Burke
Family Practice. In 1988, Dr. Tucker began practicing
medicine at Virginia Family Practice Association in
Fairfax. He is board certified by The American Board
of Family Practice and has privileges at INOVA Fairfax
and INVOVA Fair Oaks hospitals.
Lisa Curry, DMD
Curry Dental Center
312 Lightfoot Rd Ste H Williamsburg, VA 23188
The Patients of Huntsman Medical Center:
It is with regret that we announce the separation
of Dr Tucker and Dr Nekoba. Effective July 1,
2009, they will no longer be in partnership.
Dr. Tucker will carry on as Springfield/Burke Family
Practice Corporation and Dr. Nekoba has chosen to
join Loudoun Medical Group (LMG). Initially, both
physicians will continue to see patients at the
The physicians are working diligently to make this
transition seamless for their patients. The
one change that needs your attention is the change
of primary physician with your insurance company.
You will no longer be able to see Dr. Tucker and Dr.
Nekoba interchangeably. Please select one of the
physicians and contact your insurance carrier
immediately. Delaying this choice will require
referrals for some office visits.
For those patients choosing to continue with Dr.
Nekoba, you will be asked to sign a form (one time
only) that indicates your desire to remain with Dr.
Nekoba. This will also serve as a record release to
have your records transferred to Dr. Nekoba. You may
stop by the office to take care of this form at your
convenience although we do request that this is done
prior to any office visits. Dr Nekoba will be
continuing to practice at the current office
Dr Tucker has chosen to move his practice to a new
location beginning September 1, 2009. His new office
will be located just 5 miles from the current
location. The new address is 8991 Cotswold Drive,
Burke VA 22015. His phone and fax number will
Both physicians look forward to continuing their
patient relationships and will continue the medical
care that you have come to know. If you have any
questions regarding this transition, please feel
free to talk with your doctor.
Thank you for your understanding and your
Alton Tucker, MD
Jeffrey Nekoba, MD
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