Dr. John F. Cook Jr., MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

1441 Avocado Ave Ste 802, Newport Beach, CA 92660 Get Directions
(949) 644-9000

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My Approach to Treating Patients As a Board Certified Hand Surgeon and a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with more than...Read more

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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I am a former eye surgeon who developed rheumatoid arthritis with subsequent hand and finger problems. Dr. Cook has been outstanding in helping me with these problems. I have also had trigger finger surgeries on 2 different fingers by Dr. Cook. The surgeries went very well and I have recovered fully so that I can play guitar comfortably again.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Finger
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Casting
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Montreal General Hospital

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    McGill University Hospital

    Completed in 1979

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Columbia University/ Dept Of Orthopedic Surgery

    Completed in 1980

  • Undergraduate School
    Bowdoin College

    Graduated in 1971

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

    The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Cook Jr. says...

My Approach to Treating Patients

As a Board Certified Hand Surgeon and a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with more than 25 years of specialization, I take a personal and individual approach to caring for my patients.

To provide the highest quality care, my staff and I strive to listen to the needs of each individual patient, to establish a relationship with each patient, to educate each patient, and to involve each patient in their treatment.

I specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of Hand and Upper Extremity conditions. I also evaluate general Orthopaedic lower extremity conditions.

During an initial consultation, patients can expect to establish a relationship with me and my staff, to undergo a detailed evaluation, to learn and participate in state-of-the-art treatment for their condition, and ultimately to know that they made the right decision in choosing me.

The highest compliment I receive is when patients recommend me to one of their family members or friends. My patient's trust is of the utmost importance to me.

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Dr. Cook Jr.'s Care Philosophy

We dedicate ourselves to exceptional communication and service with warmth, caring, honesty, excellence and skill to enhance the lives of our patients and their families.