Dr. Jennifer Cook, MD

Dr. Jennifer Cook, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Jennifer Cook, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1985 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, pediatric endocrinology, and more.

1215 Pleasant St Ste 300

Des Moines, IA 50309

Contact Information

(515) 241-6500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Cook's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes Type 1
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cook treats Diabetes Type 1 more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Cook treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Thyroid Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cook treats Thyroid Disease more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Cook treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Hypothyroidism
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cook treats Hypothyroidism more than 79% of her peers

Dr. Cook treats this condition more than 79% of her peers

Dr. Cook's conditions and procedures:

Diabetes Type 1
Hypothyroidism
Thyroid Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Jennifer Cook, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1985 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, pediatric endocrinology, and more.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1988
    U Ia Hosps-Clins
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1985
    R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School
    1985

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2.9

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Excellent, excellent!!!! We had her for about 15 years! She is awesome! My child came back from California numerous times to see her for his diabetes.
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Customer service is terrible! Long wait times on phone, rude receptionists and wouldn't get us in for 1.5 months when we communicated that our son was completely out of his diabetic supplies! Wonder if they'll pay for his ER visits!
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I was a patient of Dr. Cook for 16+ years. I am beyond grateful for her knowledge and expertise. I had was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism and graves disease at age 5. My thyroid was removed at age 6 and she was amazing for my mom and myself. She answered any questions thoroughly and was welcome to...Read More
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My daughter has Hasimotos and Dr Cook would not even consider the possibility of treating her. Modern technology has proven that TSH is not the only factor in treating thyroid disfunction. She was abrasive and my daughter didn't like her. Dr. Cook is not up to date on current metods of treatment...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
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