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P. Christopher Cook, M.D.

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Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 275-8411

Office: (585) 275-1395

Fax: (585) 276-1897

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Orthopaedics & Physical Performance, Pediatrics


Dr. Cook, Chief of the Orthopaedic Pediatric Division, specializes in pediatric orthopaedics, hip dysplasia in children and young adults, and complex hips.

Dr. Cook earned his medical degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Medicine. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. he completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Alberta. Following his residency, Dr. Cook completed a fellowship in orthopaedics and trauma at the University of Alberta and a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at Boston Children's Hospital.

Dr. Cook is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, the Canadian Medical Association, and the Canadian Orthopaedic Association. Dr. Cook has authored several articles on the topics of pediatric hips, the pediatric athlete, and pediatric fractures.



  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


MD | Memorial University of Newfoundland

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/1993 - 08/31/1994
Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics at Children's Hospital Boston - Harvard University

11/01/1992 - 07/01/1993
Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Alberta Hospitals, University of Alberta (UofA)

07/01/1991 - 12/31/1992
Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Alberta Hospitals, University of Alberta (UofA)

07/01/1987 - 12/01/1991
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Alberta Hospitals, University of Alberta (UofA)

06/12/1986 - 06/16/1987
Internship in Rotating at Memorial University of Newfoundland

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Dalhousie Orthopaedic Resident Training Faculty Teaching Award
Sponsor: Dalhousie University

Best Doctor in America
Sponsor: America's Best Doctors

Best Doctor in Canada
Sponsor: Canada's Best Doctors

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Journal Articles

Hedgecock J; Cook PC; Harrast J; Baumhauer JF; Giordano B. "Incidence and Complications of Open Hip Preservation: An ABOS Database Review." Orthopedics. 2016; : 1-8.

Adler KL; Cook PC; Yen YM; Giordano BD. "Current Concepts in Hip Preservation Surgery: Part I." Sports Health: A multidisciplinary Approach. 2015; .

Cook PC. "Risk of injury still high with use of Trampoline." Public Service announcement. Golisano Children's Hospital University of Rochester. 2015; .




P. Christopher Cook, MD