Dr. Ronald Cooke, MD

Dr. Ronald Cooke, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Ronald Cooke, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Amherst, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and pediatric surgery.

2360 Sweet Home Rd Ste 4

Amherst, NY 14228

Contact Information

(716) 748-7474

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independent Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Major Depressive Disorder
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more than 35% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
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more than 29% of peers
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
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more than 21% of peers

Dr. Cooke'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cooke "old-fashioned, personalized behavioral and psychiatric care for children, adolescents and adults in a quiet, private setting you will never speak to an answering service, nurse, or on-call physician"

2  Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

16  Conditions Treated

15  Procedures

  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Behavior Modification
  • Biofeedback
  • Couples Therapy
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Grief Therapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Pediatric Counseling
  • Polypharmacy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Sex Therapy
  • Stress Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Niagara University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Sister's Of Charity Hospital/Ub Internal Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • SUNY@Buffalo Grad Med Dent Adult Psychiatry
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • SUNY@Buffalo Grad Med Dent Child/Adolescent Psychiatry
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cooke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cooke's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cooke to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Cooke's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

He cares about pts no rushing you out he LISTENS and truly concerned
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Dr Cooke is very understanding and caring. He does take him with each patient. He treats you like your his only patient. You may have to wait, But, It's totally worth it!
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You sometimes have to wait in his office for a while, and he does cancel appointments. However, he is caring, kind, and takes a lot of time with his patients. He is very knowledgable and if there is a problem with medication he answers almost immediately.
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He's laid back, but extremely thorough. He explained things very well & made sure we understood everything.
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