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Paul M. Cooke, MD


Physiatry, Spine
Photo of Dr. Cooke

Paul M. Cooke, MD


75th Street Campus
429 East 75th Street (3rd Floor)
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1430
Fax: 212.774.7394
75th Street Campus
429 East 75th Street (3rd Floor)
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1430
Fax: 212.774.7394

Dr. Paul M. Cooke is a board certified physiatrist at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York specializing in the non-operative care of spine, sports, and musculoskeletal injuries.

He has served as an Assistant Attending Physiatrist at Hospital for Special Surgery since completing his fellowship training at HSS in 2000. He is also Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. His clinical interests include non-surgical nonsurgical spine care, sports medicine, regenerative medicine and image-guided injection procedures. 

Dr. Cooke completed his undergraduate studies at Princeton University where he was a pitcher on the baseball team, followed by graduation from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He completed residency training in the specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation also at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School where he served as academic chief resident. He then pursued advanced training with a fellowship in Physiatry Spine and Sports Medicine at Hospital for Special Surgery.  

He has practice locations both at HSS and at Princeton Spine and Sports Physicians - Hospital for Special Surgery Affiliated Physicians office in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Appointments

Assistant Attending Physiatrist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Attending Physician, The Medical Center of Princeton
Quality Director, Department of Physiatry, Hospital for Special Surgery
Co-chair, Special Procedures Committee, Hospital for Special Surgery
Department of Physiatry Clinical Competency Committee, Hospital for Special Surgery

Specialty

Special Expertise

Spine
Electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCS)
Precision spinal injection procedures for lumbar disc herniation

Awards

Academic Chief Resident, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UMDNJ
New Jersey Medical School Resident Award for Outstanding Patient Service at UMDNJ- University Hospital

Affiliations

Foundation for Orthopedic and Complex Spine (FOCOS) Hospital, Physician Volunteer (2014-present)
HSS Physician Heath Organization (PHO), Board Member
Teaching musculoskeletal physical examination skills to medical students at Weill Cornell Medical College
Medical coverage of local high school and college football teams
Board of Advisors, Momentum Fitness Gym, Princeton, NJ

Languages

English

Insurance Information

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Medicare (Status: Non-Par using Medicare Limited Fee Schedule)
Oxford
United Healthcare

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

Book an Appointment with Dr. Cooke

Dr. Cooke accepts the following insurance plans. Please check to see if your insurance is on this list before proceeding.

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Medicare (Status: Non-Par using Medicare Limited Fee Schedule)
Oxford
United Healthcare

Please note, if your insurance is not on this list, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of out-of-network benefits.

If you do not wish to go out-of-network, our Physician Referral Service will help you find an appropriate doctor.

Please call our office to book an appointment.


Education

MD, UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School, New Jersey

Residency

UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School / Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, New Jersey

Fellowship

Weill Cornell Medical College, Spine and Sports Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Certification

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

State Licensure

New York, New Jersey

Selected Publications

  

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.