Dr. Elizabeth Tucker is an instructor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her area of clinical expertise is pediatric critical care medicine.
She joined the Johns Hopkins PICU faculty as an instructor in July of 2015. As an attending physician, she cares for critically ill children who enter the PICU from outside hospitals, the emergency room, home or the operating room. Some are chronically ill, whereas others are admitted after an acute illness or injury. Together with other members of the PICU team, she works to stabilize the patients and improve their outlook. She enjoys getting to know the families and values the opportunity to guide them through the course of their child’s illness and recovery.
Dr. Tucker received her undergraduate degree at Duke University in 2004 and attended medical school at Wake Forest University from 2005 to 2009. She completed her residency in pediatrics from 2009 to 2012 and her fellowship in pediatric critical care from 2012 to 2015, both at Johns Hopkins.