Dr. Shon Cook, MD

Dr. Shon Cook, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male | 44 years old

Patient comfort is as important as overall outcome. By using minimally invasive techniques in all aspects of neurosurgery, hospital stay and recovery time are shortened, while patient discomfort is minimized. Surgery should always be the last option after all non-surgical options have failed. If surgery is the only option left, then the least invasive option that alleviates the symptoms should always be chosen.Read more

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Patient comfort is as important as overall outcome. By using minimally invasive techniques in all aspects of neurosurgery, hospital stay and recovery time are shortened, while patient discomfort is minimized. Surgery should always be the last option after all non-surgical options have failed. If surgery is the only option left, then the least invasive option that alleviates the symptoms should always be chosen.Read more

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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in Oklahoma City, OK |
I was referred to Dr. Cook for a complex tri-lobed cerebral aneurysm surgery where coiling was not an option. I went in for a consultation and scheduled surgery. Listening to my gut feeling, I called Dr. Cook's office to postpone the surgery in order to be able to obtain a 2nd opinion. His receptionist put the doctor, himself, on the phone to talk with me. It was during this call that he threw a tantrum like a 2-year-old. Sure glad I didn't go in for surgery with him! Very unprofessional!!
in Asher, OK |
dr cook was rude and dismissive. he tried to compare his injury to mine which is not cool. would not recommend to my dog. I see now why the norman surgeons group kicked him out. good decision. not professional at all
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Brain Aneurysms
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Astrocytoma
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glioma
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Hematoma
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopy
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Undergraduate School
    Brown University / Alpert Medical School

    Graduated in 1993

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • Malpractice claims in Oklahoma not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Cook's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Cook

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Cook's Care Philosophy

Patient comfort is as important as overall outcome. By using minimally invasive techniques in all aspects of neurosurgery, hospital stay and recovery time are shortened, while patient discomfort is minimized. Surgery should always be the last option after all non-surgical options have failed. If surgery is the only option left, then the least invasive option that alleviates the symptoms should always be chosen.