Dr. Bruce Cook, MD

Dr. Bruce Cook, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Bruce Cook, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lawrence, MA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery.

354 Merrimack St Ste 1

Lawrence, MA 01843

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commonwealth Care
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MassHealth
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cook's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cook treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Cook treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Neuroplasty
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cook performs Neuroplasty more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Cook performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cook treats Low Back Pain more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Cook treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Cook's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bruce Cook, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lawrence, MA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1987
University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Residency Hospital
1982
University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Internship Hospital
1981
George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
Medical School
1987
1982
1981

Awards

Dr. Cook's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cook

4.1

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
73.6842105263158%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
2 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
1 Star
15.789473684210526%
(3)

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Dr. Cook diagnosed me with trigeminal neuralgia after an MRI. He performed MVD procedure and I have not experience the severe pain in 6 months. Dr. Cook is kind, caring and respectful. He always has time for any questions and takes time to explain his answers. Dr. Cook's positive attitude and...Read More
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I have been a patient of Dr. Cook's since 2003. He has removed two brain tumors from my head at two different hospitals and except for the scar you would not know that I ever had brain cancer. I trust him with my life and would recommend him to anyone needing Neurosurgery. For a busy man, I find...Read More
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This DR. saved me from a lifetime of pain . He is my hero in these Times don't we all deserve to live pain free. I have recommended him to all my family and friends.
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I highly recommend Dr. Cook. After several visits to New England Baptist and numerous failed injections I knew fusion surgery was my only option but I could never move past the office help to work with my insurance to approve the surgery. Dr. Cook reviewed my MRI with me, gave me his opinion and...Read More
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Had 2 surgeries by Dr. Cook on lower back. 1st recovered went back to work. Few yrs later ruptured disk on other side. Dr. Cook got me in for pain shot ASAP etc.. But surgery was needed. After surgery pain didn't go Away. I KNEW WAS SOMETHING WRONG! Voiced my agony & concern on Every Visit with...Read More
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