Dr. C Perry Cooke, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Dr. C Perry Cooke, MD

A co-founder of Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, Dr. Cooke is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine with a particular interest in shoulder surgery. He received his medical degree from Upstate Medical Center, and a bachelor's degree from Amherst College.

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Patient Comments (7)
in Syracuse, NY |
I have been a patient of Dr cooks since 1997 .straight shooter answers all you question to the point of the pros and cons of surgery VS non invasive.Dr cook makes sure all your questions are answered and makes sure you are well knowledgeable of procedures .arthroscopic surgery an healing time .He will b persistent on quitting smoking cigarettes if you do which is a very healthy as well has healing process.
in Syracuse, NY |
Great Dr. very caring and compassionate
in Cicero, NY |
calm and reassuring in diagnosis
Syracuse, NY |
I have known Dr. Cooke for a long time and always find him to be clear, concerned, pleasant and helpful.
Syracuse, NY |
Friendly, straight forward and efficient. No problem getting an appointment. Office follow up for MRI day for scheduling along with next appointment with doctor. Therapy prescribed and next appointment scheduled
in Clinton, NY |
Dr Cooke! Best Dr EVER!!!! I have never been so confident nor at ease with any provider. Dr. Cooke and his staff have gone above and beyond for my medical needs and I greatly appreciate it. Thank you! I want to be sure to mention Sara Ames.......she is amazing.
in Syracuse, NY |
I have undergone five (5) surgeries with Dr. Cooke. The first in 1992 and the most recent in 2016,and have had excellent results with all of them. He is the consummate professional with a the blue-ribbons.
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Dr. Cooke says...

A co-founder of Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, Dr. Cooke is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine with a particular interest in shoulder surgery.  He received his medical degree from Upstate Medical Center, and a bachelor's degree from Amherst College. 

Dr. Cooke's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Broken Arm
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Sprain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)


  • Medical School
    SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)

    Graduated in 1974

  • Internship Hospital
    Tufts New Engl Med Ctr

    Completed in 1975

  • Residency Hospital
    SUNY Upstate Med Center

    Completed in 1979

  • Undergraduate School
    Amherst College

    Graduated in 1970

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection