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Andrew G. Cook, M.D.

Clinical Interests: interventional pain management, neuromodulation, addiction medicine, trauma anesthesiology


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EDUCATION | POSTGRADUATE | RESEARCH

DEGREES

Doctorate of Medicine August 2008 – May 2013
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM), Miami, FL

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
August 2004 – May 2008
Duke University, Durham, NC
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
     Concentration: Toxicology
Graduation with Distinction
Minors: Biology and Chemistry

POST GRAD TRAINING

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Pain Management Fellowship | July 2017 – June 2018

Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, Miami, FL Anesthesiology Residency | July 2014 – June 2017

Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, Miami, FL General Surgery Internship | June 2013 – July 2014

RESEARCH

UM-JMH Center for Patient Safety      Summer 2010
Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami
Faculty Mentor: Dr. David Birnbach, Professor of Anesthesiology
Project title: Enhancing situational awareness in third-year medical students using simulation-based education.

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Fellow      Summer 2009
VA Medical Center, Duke University
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jonathan Mark, Professor of Anesthesiology
Project title: Improving Patient Safety during Moderate Sedation Procedures through Point-of-Care Simulation Training of Physician-Nurse Teams

Research Assistant      September 2004 – May 2008
Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Marie Lynn Miranda, Associate Professor of the Practice
Senior thesis title: Medulloblastoma and Birth Date Seasonality

CAREER, AFFILIATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSURE

Career

Southwest Florida Pain Center | July 2018 – Present
1299 Jacaranda Blvd.
Venice, FL 34292
T: 941-303-5505
F: 941-244-0065

Licensure & Certifications

State of Kentucky Medical License (Active)

State of Florida Medical License (Active)

DEA License (Active)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support/Basic Life Support

Affiliations

• American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM)
• American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)
• Florida Society of Anesthesiologists (FSA)
• American Society of Anestheisologists (ASA)
• American Society of Anesthesiologists – Political Action Committee (ASA-PAC)
• North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS)
• International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS)

PUBLICATIONS

A. Cook, O. Viswanath, J. D’Mello. Papillary fibroelastoma found with transeophageal echocardiography after a normal transthoracic echocardiography. Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2017; 21(3): 217-220. PMID: 28758563

ABSTRACTS AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

A. Cook, W. Wofford, B. Banks, C. McKee, S. Keshtyarz, M. Harned. Evaluating BurstDR versus high density spinal cord stimulator programming during the pre-implantation trial period. Poster presented at the Kentucky Society of Anesthesiologists meeting in Louisville, KY, March 2018

B. Banks, M. Harned, A. Cook, C. McKee, W. Wofford, J. Grider. Dorsal root ganglion stimulation effective for intractable visceral pain due to loin pain hematuria syndrome. Poster presented at the Kentucky Society of Anesthesiologists meeting in Louisville, KY, March 2018

A. Cook, R. Dudaryk, J. Louro. Pneumonectomy after trauma and complex airway management in the critical care setting. Poster presented at the International Anesthesia Research Society meeting in Washington D.C. May 2017

A. Cook, R. Dudaryk, J. Louro. Pneumonectomy after trauma and complex airway management in the critical care setting. Poster presented at the Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists meeting in Washington D.C. May 2017

D. Babb, A. Cook, C. Matadial, J. Benitez-Lopez, R. Martinez-Ruiz. Progressive pulmonary hypertension status post trans-septal approach mitral valve repair. Poster presented at the International Anesthesia Research Society meeting in Washington D.C. May 2017

D. Babb, A. Cook, C. Matadial, J. Benitez-Lopez, R. Martinez-Ruiz. Progressive pulmonary hypertension status post trans-septal approach mitral valve repair. Poster presented at the Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists meeting in Washington D.C. May 2017

A. Cook, R. McNeer, R. Dudaryk. Profound in-hospital non-environmental hypothermia – possible causes and perioperative implications. Poster presented at the International Anesthesia Research Society meeting in San Francisco, CA, May 2016.

A. Cook, J. Lenchus, L. Rosen, M. Fitzpatrick, P. Gluck, D. Birnbach. Assessing and developing interns’ hand-off skills: a key building block in patient safety. Poster presented at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, New Orleans, LA, January 2011.

D. Birnbach, A. Cook, L. Rosen, M. Fitzpatrick, J. Sanko, J. Lenchus. Enhancing situational awareness in third-year medical students using simulation-based education. Poster presented at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, New Orleans, LA, January 2011.

A. Cook, N. Segal, R. Schroeder, J. Mark, A. Barbeito. Improving Patient Safety during Moderate Sedation Procedures through Point-of-Care Simulation Training of Physician-Nurse Teams. Oral presentation at the American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, October 2009.

A. Cook, R. Aguilar, S. Merchant, S. Kury, S. Patil, A. Seal, B. Rzigalinski. Neuronal damage induced by polychlorinated biphenyls is partially reversed by cerium oxide nanoparticles. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 2003.

RECOGNITION & PERSONAL

AWARDS, HONORS & MEMBERSHIPS

2018: Best Poster – First place award at the annual Kentucky Society of Anesthesiologists meeting in Louisville, KY

2017: Award of Excellence for outstanding performance as a senior anesthesia resident at the Miami VA Medical Center

Activities and service

Duke Alumni Admissions Interviewer      August 2008 – Present
As a Duke alum, I interview 4-6 high school seniors applying for admission to Duke University’s undergraduate program and write letters of recommendation to the admissions committee on their behalf.