Dr. Craig Cook, MD

Dr. Craig Cook, MD

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47 y/o
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Dr. Craig Cook, MD is a general surgery specialist in Provo, UT and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

Utah Surgical Associates

3550 N University Ave Ste 250

Provo, UT 84604
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Cook's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cook "Craig Cook, MD, is a doctor specializing in general surgery practicing at Utah County Surgical Associates in Provo, Utah. General surgery is a surgical specialty focused primarily on the torso or abdominal region, including gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. General Surgeons also perform surgical procedures on the breast, including lumpectomy and mastectomy. Dr. Cook attended Medical School at University of Utah School of Medicine."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cook "You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked to provide a full range of service and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of your medical team."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

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57  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Az
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cook has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cook's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cook

5.0

Based on 249 reviews

5 Stars
97.18875502008032%
(242)
4 Stars
2.8112449799196786%
(7)
3 Stars
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I love Dr. Cook. I always go to him specifically whenever I need General Surgery. He is the nicest, funniest, most down to earth Dr. I have ever met! My whole family goes to him, and he does a fantastic job! My dad had a hernia repair done By Dr. Cook, and another Dr. told my dad it was the best...Read More
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Dr Cook who practices Provo ,Ut is the Best General surgeon I know. I've work with this Dr for several years in the OR and have been a patient of his also. My wife is a pt of his too. His excellent practices are well above all surgeons I know. I would highly recommend him for any General...Read More
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I would like to give a huge shout out to Dr. Cook for the AMAZING care that he gave my Daughter. She has been struggling with Gastrointestinal issues her whole life, and when It was decided that Surgery was needed to help her get through this he was so quick getting us in and making sure she was...Read More
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I had a very acute, completely unexpected gallbladder removal surgery two weekends ago. It was over the weekend, and in my debilitated state I did not have the ability or time to research surgeons. Luckily, Dr. Cook was on call. I was incredibly well taken care of, both by him and his P.A. Recovery...Read More
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I had a laparoscopic appendectomy with Dr. Cook. He was so kind and did a great job explaining everything and addressing my concerns. He called my mom personally after the procedure to let her know how things went, which I thought was so great of him to take the time to do. When he checked on me in...Read More
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