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Dr. James Cook, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Cook

Baystate Medical Associates

3300 Main Street Springfield, MA 01199

Accepting new patients

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Dr. James Cook, MD is a cardiology specialist in Springfield, MA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1982 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.


At a glance

  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at top hospital . America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital . America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Cook accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Centene
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cook's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Palpitations
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cook treats Heart Palpitations more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Cook treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Syncope
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cook treats Syncope more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Cook treats this condition more than 50% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic
Heart Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cook treats Heart Disease more than 41% of his peers

Dr. Cook treats this condition more than 41% of his peers

Dr. Cook's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Cook's Reviews

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5.0

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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Cook, MD is a cardiology specialist in Springfield, MA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1982 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Columbia Presbyterian Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
Westchester County Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
Ny Med Coll/Met Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
Westchester Med Center
Residency Hospital
Westchester County Med Center
Internship Hospital
1982
New York Medical College
Medical School
1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average