Dr. Paul Cook, MD

Dr. Paul Cook, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Paul Cook, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, microsurgery, and more.Read his story

1210 Gemini Pl Ste 200

Columbus, OH 43240

Contact Information

(614) 262-4263

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
  • Cigna
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Optima Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • UnitedHealthcare Plan of the River Valley

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 92% of peers
Hand Fracture
high
more than 87% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
high
more than 86% 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.

Dr. Cook's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cook "Dr. Paul Cook is an orthopedic surgeon in Columbus, Ohio, specializing in hand and microsurgery. He has more than 21 years of experience. With a strong focus on sports injuries as well as fractures and sprains, Dr. Cook's extensive experience in the hand and arm is nationally renowned. Dr. Cook attended the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in Rootstown and served both his internship and residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus. He received his fellowship training in Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity at the Raymond M. Curtis Hand Center in Baltimore, Maryland."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Microsurgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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21  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Finger Joint Fusion
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
  • Ligament Repair
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

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

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cook to family and friends
43 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (17)

Dr. Cook's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. Cook and his team at the Hand Center are great! Everything from my appointments to my surgery has been excellent. He was highly recommended to me for my injury. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing hand surgery.
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Very please with Dr. Paul Cook. When I am ready for the other hand to be done, I plan on going back to have him do Carpal Tunnel surgery.
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I recently met with Dr. Cook to follow up on an injury to my left arm. It was diagnosed as broken and in need of casting per orders from Ohio Health Urgent Care. Dr. Cook's bedside manner was arrogant, rude, demeaning, and egotistical at best. His lack of empathy, sensitivity, and his condescending...more
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Dr. Cook has done 2 surgeries on our 15 year old son. He has been great with our son and us. So glad we found Dr. Cook. He made all of us feel welcome,took his time with our son and made sure he explained everything to us .Thanks Dr.Cook
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