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Dr. Matthew Cook, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Jose, CA, with other offices in San Francisco, CA and Los Gatos, CA. He has 16 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Cook is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center At Ucsf. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Matthew Cook has the following 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.

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Locations & Directions

2425 Samaritan Dr
San Jose, CA 95124

521 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94143

718 University Ave
Los Gatos, CA 95032

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