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About Dr. Lawrence J Cook

Dr. Lawrence J Cook, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Scottsdale, AZ. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Cook is affiliated with Chandler Regional Medical Center and Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center. Dr. Cook has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

28 Ratings with 10 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lawrence J Cook is Excellent. Dr. Lawrence J Cook has been rated by 28 patients. From those 28 patients 10 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Lawrence J Cook is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Cardiologist Scottsdale

7970 E Thompson Peak Pkwy Ste 101
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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Specialties

Dr. Lawrence J Cook has the following 2 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    14 Expertise

  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Arrhythmia
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Heart Failure
  • Atherosclerosis
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Blood Clot
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Unstable Angina
  • Heart Block

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See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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So kind and attentive

Dr. Cook is the cardiologist for both my parents. He always has time to answer questions and in a way that everyone can understand. He has an excellent bedside manner.

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10 minutes
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Amazing physician

After going to another cardiologist in the area for 15 years, neither my husband nor I felt we were getting answers that made sense to our conditions so I contacted Dr. Cook. This doctor is one of the most thorough doctors I have ever met. He takes the time to explain things and speaks with you as if you are an intelligent person. He does not talk down to you but includes you in ever facet of your diagnosis. Although my husband and I didn't like what we heard, we both agree he is doing the best anyone could do to treat our conditions and are confident in his treatment. All of the people in the practice are very helpful and do their utmost to make you comfortable. I am happy to give him a 5 star rating.

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Top Doctor

Dr Cook is terrific and I have every confidence in him.

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5 minutes
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Five Stars

The nicest office and the Dr is so incredibly wonderful down to earth. Explains everything in a way one can understand. Highly highly recommend this entire office.

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30 minutes
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Great doctor - very rude receptionist

Dr. Cook seems very nice & knowledgeable. The receptionist is extremely rude & untruthful. Claimed to have left 2 messages of change of appointment times. I can tell from my phone if she called & voice messages. I have no record of either. On another occasion she promised twice to call with a time for a stress test. I had to call her twice to get a time. Unfortunately, a doctor can sometimes be judged by the quality of his or her office staff. Dr. Cook needs to get rid of this receptionist in order for me to continue as a patient. I give a 2 star rating because of the receptionist.

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15 minutes
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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2013, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2016, 2015)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Cook is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1975

  • University Of Pennsylvania Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Lawrence J Cook accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS AZ
    • BCBS AZ Alliance Network
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net AZ PPO HSA
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Cardiologist Scottsdale, 7970 E Thompson Peak Pkwy Ste 101, Scottsdale, AZ

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