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 graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in general surgery.

Utah Surgical Associates

3550 N University Ave Ste 250

Provo, UT 84604
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Accepted insurance

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

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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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."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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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

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Mountain View Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Cook's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cook to family and friends
5.0
based on 222 total reviews (89 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (222)

  • 5
    (216)
  • 4
    (6)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cook's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (89)

in Provo
Generally, I like to give some feedback that would be useful for improvement. Everything was professional and well-organized. I got in and out for the pre-op; and today for the post-op so easily and quickly. All questions answered. Great!
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in Cedar Hills
Dr Cook is excellent and my surgery (gallbladder removal) took place with absolutely NO complications. I speak from experience as the son of a doctor, wife is a nurse, and I worked for 35 years at Baxter Healthcare, Inc (major supplier to hospitals). There were NO post surgery difficulties, and I...more
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in Provo, Utah
Considering the serious nature of the surgery Dr. Cook and his professional staff made the difficult experience so very easy. I totally understood the procedure and the recovery process which helped to make a somewhat frightening experience more peaceful. Well done - I would gladly recommend Dr....more
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Professional experience, great outcome, scars have healed very nicely.
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in Cedar Hills
Dr. Cook and his staff were excellent in every way. They let you know what to expect and were very thorough in everything they did. I was never rushed. There wasn't a grumpy person among them. The triple hernia surgery went great and the pain was minimal.
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