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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 62

354 Merrimack St Ste 1
Lawrence, MA 01843
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Dr. Cook's Offices

New England Neurological Associates, PC
New England Neurological Associates, PC
354 Merrimack St Ste 1
Lawrence, MA 01843
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Dr. Cook's Experience

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Dr. Cook's Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Cook Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Cook Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

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Holy Family Hospital
70 East St
Methuen, MA 01844

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Patient Satisfaction

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    New England Neurological Associates, PC
    354 Merrimack St Ste 1
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 254-1187
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    (978) 687-2321 (Office)
    (978) 685-7265 (Fax)
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    • MVP Health Care
    • Neighborhood Health Plan
    • Network Health
    • Tufts Health Plan
    • UnitedHealthCare
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  2. Dr. Cook's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
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    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Cook

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Settlement  (10/27/2010)
    • Amount or Range: Average
    • State: Massachusetts
    • 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    George Washington University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Pittsburgh
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Pittsburgh
    Complete in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cook & Staff

    • English
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  3. Dr. Cook's Hospital Quality

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cook

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    4.2 out of 5

    Dr. Cook's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.5 out of 5

    19 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    20 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.8 out of 5

    20 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    18 responses

    Experience with Dr. Cook

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.2 out of 5

    20 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.3 out of 5

    20 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    20 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.2 out of 5

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