Dr. Laura Cook, MD

Dr. Laura Cook, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female
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Dr. Laura Cook, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Charlottesville, VA. She has been practicing for 15 years.

1300 Jefferson Park Ave

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Contact Information

(434) 924-1184

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blepharitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dry Eyes
high
more than 82% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cook "To reduce vision-threatening eye diseases through clinical care, research, education and community service."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Color Blindness
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Farsightedness
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
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Procedures

  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Punctal Plug Removal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Princeton U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Carilion Roanoke
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Virginia Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cook has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cook's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cook to family and friends
2.4
based on 5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Cook's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
FAIR
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cook accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Medicaid
    Amerigroup
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Tricare
    Prime
  • Virginia Health Network
  • Virginia Premier
    Virginia Premier Health Plan - Medicaid Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Cook has admitting privileges

University of Virginia Hospital
1215 Lee Street
Charlottesville, VA 22908
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