Monday Thursday:
7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 860-679-3233
Fax: 860-679-1425

UConn Health
Musculoskeletal Institute
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-5153
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Robert Tucker, B.S., OTR/L, C.H.T.

Robert Tucker

Robert Tucker is a registered and licensed occupational therapist and certified hand therapist specializing in the treatment of the hand and upper extremity at UConn Health. He specializes in fabricating custom molded splints for various bone, tendon/ligament, and nerve injuries. By using many different techniques to treat patients, he is able to provide comprehensive, effective care.


  • Occupational Therapist, Department of Rehabilitation Services, UConn Health
  • UConn Musculoskeletal Institute

Specialty: Hand and Upper Extremity Therapy


  • National Board of Occupational Therapy, 2001
  • Hand Therapy Certification Commission, 2006

Education: Bachelor of Science, Quinnipiac University

Selected Publications:
Duration of Postoperative Dressing After Mini-open Carpal Tunnel Release, Ritting A.W., Leger R., O'Malley M.P., Mogielnicki H., Tucker R., Rodner C.M.

J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Jan;37(1):3-8. Epub 2011 Nov 30. New Perspectives in Extensor Tendon Repair and implications for Rehabilitation, Newport M.L., Tucker R.L. J Hand Ther. 2005 Apr-Jun;18(2):175-81. Review.