Dr. Leland Cook, MD

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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male • Age 62

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Dr. Cook's Experience

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Dr. Cook's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Cook Performs

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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Conditions Dr. Cook Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Catawba Valley Medical Center
810 Fairgrove Church Road South East
Hickory, NC 28602
Frye Regional Medical Center
420 North Center Street
Hickory, NC 28601

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cook

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Wake Forest Baptist Health Surgical Services of Hickory
Wake Forest Baptist Health Surgical Services of Hickory
415 N Center St Suite 102
Hickory, NC 28601
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    Dr. Cook's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 1987
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Port Placements or Replacements
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    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Cook

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Ky Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cook & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Cook's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Cook has admitting privileges:

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    • Catawba Valley Medical Center

    • Frye Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cook

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cook to family and friends

    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Cook's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 2 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Cook
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Cook accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Wake Forest Baptist Health Surgical Services of Hickory
    415 N Center St Suite 102
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828) 327-9178 (Office)
    (828) 304-0202 (Fax)
    • Parking: Parking provided in front of building, no fees
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