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About Dr. Michael W Cook

Dr. Michael W Cook, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Galveston, TX. He has 10 years of experience. His specialties include Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology. Dr. Cook has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

12 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael W Cook is Great. Dr. Michael W Cook has been rated by 12 patients. From those 12 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Michael W Cook is 3.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

UTMB Galveston (John Sealy)

301 University Blvd
Galveston, TX 77555
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Specialties

Dr. Michael W Cook has the following 2 specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

    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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Michael W Cook has the following 1 expertise

  • Anesthesia

Board Certifications

Dr. Michael W Cook is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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.

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Great Bed Side Manner

He always listens to you and always finds solutions to your pain problems. He honestly cares for his clients.

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Would NOT recommend. .too many incompent staff members NOT to mention the incomptence and complete ignorance of the entire UTMB healthcare sytem in Galveston County. Thier nurses are rude, informations services pass you around and or direct you to the wrong individuals because they have no idea what they are doing.. lists are long and most patients who have had NO other choice or are patient's insurance have them as [unfortunately) healthcare providers who have no other alternatives, have gone to the University Texas Medical within Galveston County are disgusted with care from this particular institution NOT just with physcians but again WITH THE ENTIRE UNIVERSITY of TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCHES WITHIN GALVESTON COUNTY!!!

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Worries about his Press Ganey Score first and then patients.

Don't complain the RUDE NURSES or the INCONSIDERATE STUDENTS because that will get you "FIRED or TERMINATED" as a patient. Just shut your mouth and don't say a thing and you will be the patient the staff prefers. Doctors are more worried about their Press Ganey Score from the patient and it determines the doctors raises and bonus's. If you lower their score then they "FIRE YOU". I was not treated well by the staff and I complained therefore I was "FIRED"! He likes his $200,000+ salary and won't let anyone jeopardize that. He is a state employee, so his salary is public information. My score not only reflects the doctor, but the staff I had to deal with as well.

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In Pain? Dr. Cook packs the Heat!

Dr. Cook takes time with his patients with genuine care and compassion, meeting each patient's needs instead of just pumping out the most numbers each day - like too many surgeons in the Houston medical system. Cases they turn away because they are not common textbook quick-fixes are the exact cases and challenges Dr. Cook takes head on, determined to resolve and get one back on his/her feet - upright and pain-free. The only One Star rating is out of his control, and that is because of the typical teaching hospital policy known nationwide. Dr. Cook is by far a 5 out of 4 star rating. But once you are in the 'system', you are very well taken care of by the staff who is dedicated to patient well-being, first and foremost.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2013)

    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.

  • Education

    10 Years Experience

  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2008

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Michael W Cook accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

UTMB Galveston (John Sealy), 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX
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