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John F. Cook, MD

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About Dr. John F. Cook

John F. Cook, Jr., M.D. is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who is also certified as having added qualifications in surgery of the hand. Dr. Cook has been a significant member of the Hoag orthopedic community since 1982, having been a past Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Hoag Hospital and a Past President of the Western Orthopedic Association, Orange County Chapter.

After graduating from Bowdoin College, Dr. Cook completed his medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. During his orthopedic residency at Mc Gill University Royal Victoria Hospital in Montréal, he sought special training in hand surgery at Columbia University Presbyterian Hospital in New York. He then completed a Hand Surgery fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.

“Dr. Cook has authored numerous scientific publications and presentations on hand surgery.”
He is also accomplished in the field of medical-legal report writing.

Dr. Cook received a Certificate of Appreciation from the United States Congress for “outstanding service to our community” during the Afghan Medvac project. He has participated in the USC School of Medicine’s orthopedic International Children’s Program, and continues to be involved in local service ventures.

On four separate occasions, Dr. Cook has been recognized by his peers with the Orange County Medical Association’s Physicians of Excellence award.

Affiliations HOI Surgery Center - Newport Beach
Education Medical Education - College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Medical Doctor)
Internship - Montreal General Hospital (General Surgery)
Residency - McGill University Hospital (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Fellowship - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Hand Surgery)
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Surgery of the Hand
  • Orthopaedic Surgey
Conditions Treated
  • Elbow Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthritis of the Elbow (Elbow)
  • Wrist Tendonitis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome (Elbow)
  • Dislocated Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Strained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Carpal Tunnel (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Little Leaguer's Elbow (Elbow)
  • Elbow Instability (Elbow)
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Elbow Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Mallet Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD) of Capitellum (Elbow)
  • Dupuytren's Contractures (Hand & Wrist)
  • Ulnar Neuropathy (Elbow)
  • Sprained Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Bicep Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • Pinched Nerve (Elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Hand & Wrist / Hand Osteoarthritis / Wrist Osteoarthr (Hand & Wrist)
  • Tennis Elbow / Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD) of Capitellum (Shoulder)
  • Radial Collateral Ligament Sprain (Elbow)
  • Tendinosis (Elbow)
  • Hyperextended Elbow / Hyperextension of the Elbow (Elbow)
  • Dislocated Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Metacarpal Fracture (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Sports Injuries (Elbow)
  • Broken Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries (Elbow)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture / Tear (Elbow)
  • Dislocated Elbow (Elbow)
  • Elbow Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Distal Radius Fracture (Hand & Wrist)
  • Sprained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Broken Hand (Hand & Wrist)
  • Golfer's Elbow / Medial Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Nerve Injuries (Hand & Wrist)
  • Triceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Olecranon Fractures (Elbow)
  • Sprained Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Jammed Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Biceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Colles Fracture (Elbow)
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligaments Injuries (Elbow)
  • Trigger Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Erb's Palsy (Elbow)
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (Elbow)
  • Elbow Fracture / Fractured Elbow (Elbow)
  • De Quervain's Disease (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Contracture (Elbow)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (Elbow)
  • Olecranon Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Broken Arm (Elbow)
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture / Triceps Rupture (Elbow)
  • Ganglion Cyst (Hand & Wrist)
  • Still Elbow (Elbow)
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment (Elbow)
  • Fractured Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture / Triceps Rupture (Shoulder)
  • Hand Arthritis (Hand & Wrist)