Rob Rucker, DVM
Dr. Rob Rucker is the newest doctor to join the Providence team. He is an Arkadelphia native, graduating from Arkadelphia High School in 1985 and Ouachita Baptist University in 1989. He went on to work on orthopedic research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences from 1989-92 before deciding to pursue his veterinary degree. He graduated from Louisiana State University- School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996 with a D.V.M. Since then he practiced veterinary medicine in Arkadelphia for 22 years.
Dr. Rucker is married to Dr. Gari Rucker, pediatrician at Arkadelphia Clinic for Children & Young Adults. They have 2 sons: Garrett, operations manager for a construction supply company in Jonesboro, and Griffin, a flight instructor at Henderson State University. They also have 2 rescued rat terriers, LuLu & Lucy.
In his free time Dr. Rucker likes doing anything outdoors, especially motorcycling and lake activities. He also enjoys playing the Cajun accordion.