A native of Oregon, Dr. Cook graduated with honors at the University of Oregon and earned his medical degree at Loyola University in Chicago.
He completed his residency in surgery at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles and a fellowship in vascular surgery at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. He is board certified in both surgery and vascular surgery by the American Board of Surgery.
During his training, Dr. Cook has been active in research surrounding vascular disease. He has had publications in vascular surgical textbooks and peer reviewed journals, and has presented research at local and regional meetings. He has participated in clinical trials for thoracic stent graft placement for thoracic aortic dissection and carotid stenting for carotid occlusive disease.
His research projects have included comparing minimally-invasive treatments for chronic venous insufficiency and researching the mechanism of vessel remodeling following injury.
Dr. Cook is a member of several local and national societies including the Society of Vascular Surgery, the American Venous Forum and the American College of Surgeons.
With his background, Dr. Cook is able to offer both traditional surgery and newer, endovascular approaches for treating all aspects of vascular disease. Clinical areas of interest include aortic aneurysms, carotid disease, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), varicose veins and dialysis access.
Dr. Cook enjoys hiking, physical fitness and enjoying the Northwest outdoors with family and friends.
Areas of Expertise
Aortic aneurysms, carotid disease, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), varicose veins, and dialysis access
University of Oregon, Bachelor of Science
Loyola University Chicago, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles, residency in general surgery
University of Tennessee, fellowship in vascular surgery