Dr. Bruce Cook, MD

Dr. Bruce Cook, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Bruce Cook, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lawrence, MA and has been practicing for 31 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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cook performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Meningiomas
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Cook's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cook has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cook's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cook to family and friends
19 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Cook's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

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...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...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...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...more
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