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L. James Cook, MDWake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

44 Ratings
4 Comments

L. James Cook, MD

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Clinical Locations

Surgical Services - Hickory

Contact Information

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New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 828-327-9178
Department: 828-327-9178

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About Dr. Cook

Dr. Cook has a wide range of general surgery interests, including laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery, cancer surgery, colon surgery, general surgery, and surgical weight loss procedures. He has been a leader in surgical weight loss since 2001.

Education & Training

  • BA, Morehead State University , 1975
  • MD, University of Kentucky , 1979
  • Residency, University of Kentucky, 1984

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery

NPI Number

  • 1235192261
L. James Cook, MD

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

44 Ratings
4 Comments

L. James Cook, MD

Physician, Surgical Services - Hickory

,

Contact Information

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Department: 828-327-9178

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L. James Cook, MD

L. James Cook, MD

Physician, Surgical Services - Hickory



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Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

L. James Cook, MD44 Ratings
4 Comments

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.7
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.9
Wait time at clinic
4.2



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

11/30/2014

All care providers took time to talk with me.

11/3/2014

Dr Leland Cook was awesome. Couldn't have been treated better by anyone. I will recommend him to any one I know who needs to have a surgery. So glad to have had him do mine.

10/3/2014

Very easy to talk to.

10/3/2014

*Dr. Cook and staff has always been great *Dr. Cook is someone you can trust and feel comfortable with.

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