Dr. Michael S. Cookson, MD

Dr. Michael S. Cookson, MD

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Urology | Male | 55 years old

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As a Urologist caring for patients with urologic cancers, I try my best every day to provide the most state-of-the-art care with compassion and understanding that each person goes through this one time and needs help every step of the way. I practice evidenced based medicine in a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care.Read more

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Dr. Cookson's Care Philosophy

As a Urologist caring for patients with urologic cancers, I try my best every day to provide the most state-of-the-art care with compassion and understanding that each person goes through this one time and needs help every step of the way. I practice evidenced based medicine in a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care.

Dr. Cookson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Urology
  •  Board certified in Urology
  •  Malpractice claims in Oklahoma not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Liposarcoma
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    University Tex San Antonio

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    University Tex San Antonio

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Meml Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Oklahoma Norman, Ok

    Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Urology
  • Urologic Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Brachytherapy
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cryoablation of Prostate
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Thoracentesis
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
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