Dr. Todd Cook, MD

Dr. Todd Cook, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Todd Cook, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Murrells Inlet, SC and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

3545 Highway 17 Unit 200

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Contact Information

(843) 294-1941

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Cook's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cook "Dr. Todd Cook is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon specializing in all conditions affecting the spine. Dr. Cook treats common spine disorders including disc herniations, stenosis, sciatica, degenerative disc disease, and neck/back pain. His other areas of interest include scoliosis, spine fractures secondary to osteoporosis, and neck deformity. Some of the procedures he performs include minimally invasive surgery, fusions of the neck, mid-back and low back, disc arthroplasty, kyphoplasty, and spinal cord stimulators. Dr. Cook is originally from Roswell, Georgia and obtained his undergraduate degree from Georgia State University. During medical school at the George Washington Medical Center in Washington DC, he was inducted into the National Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha. He went on to complete his orthopedic surgery residency training at the Fort Worth Affiliated Hospital System in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Cook completed a spine surgery fellowship at the University of California at Davis where he treated complex spinal deformity, trauma, and tumors. Prior to joining Carolina Orthopaedics, Dr. Cook was affiliated with Mary Black Memorial Hospital and Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in Spartanburg, SC. Dr. Cook, his wife Alexis, and their two sons, reside in Pawleys Island. His outside interests include traveling, fishing, and live music."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cook "Our skilled team of orthopaedic specialists use advanced technology to diagnose and treat injuries and diseases of the bones and joints. Whether you need reconstructive surgery, total joint replacement, sports medicine services, pain management or podiatric services, we provide expert diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

36  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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19  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminoplasty
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

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

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Fort Worth Affiliated Hospital System, Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California At Davis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Life University-College Of Chiropractic, Marietta, Georgia
    Other Education | Completed

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

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cook to family and friends
20 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

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
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Patient Comments (11)

I would recommend Dr. Cook. Excellent surgeon and bedside manor.
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Dr Cook is very compassionate A wonderful surgeon
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My husband had several visits with Dr. Cook for spine pain after a fall. X-rays were taken twice, but he failed to find that my husband has a compression fracture. Had him go to physical therapy, and was going to have him get pain blocker injections. At that time, my husband had a CT through his...more
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Dr.Cook was a thoroughly professional in handling my mother's emergency surgery.
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Met Dr Cook under unusual/stressful circumstances. He did an amazing job handling an emergency surgery over a holiday weekend (w/this patient kicking & screaming along the way). It's only been a few days but me not being one of his established patients, he provided great care coming to see me every...more
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