Dr. Michael Cook, MD

Dr. Michael Cook, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Cook, MD is a nephrology specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in nephrology, interventional nephrology, and more.

121 Park Central Dr Ste 200

Columbia, SC 29203

Contact Information

(803) 252-9907

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

End-Stage Renal Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Cook's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Nephrology
1

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
49

Conditions Treated

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5

Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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 Arkansas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Shands Hospital At University Of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Florida/ Shands Teaching Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Florida/ Shands Teaching Hospital
    Fellowship 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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Dr. Cook's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cook to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Columbia, SC
Dr. Cook has been my nephrologist for several years now. I appreciate several things about his care: Taking time to relate on a personal level, explaining medical issues in lay terms, and his willingness to discuss options and to take a conservative approach. His staff has always been great also...more
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