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Elizabeth Cook, MD, FAAPMR


Jefferson Medical College   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Doctor of Medicine, 1986 - 1991

Bryn Mawr College   Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

  • Post Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Studies, 1985 - 1986 

University of Rhode Island   Narrangansett Bay, Rhode Island

  • Graduate School of Oceanography
  • Biological Oceanography Concentration, 1984 - 1985

Bryn Mawr College   Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

  • Environmental Biology Major
  • Atrium Baccalaureus, 1979 - 1984


Internships, Residency, Fellowships, & Research

2017 Subinvestigator: A Prospective, Multi-Site, Clinical Trial of the Senza™ Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) System in the Treatment of Chronic Pelvic Pain (sponsored by Nevro), in progress
2016 Principal Investigator: A Prospective, Multi-Center, RCT Evaluating the Safety and Effectiveness of Coolief™ Cooled Radiofrequency Probe to Create Lesions of the Genicular Nerves and Comparing Corticosteroid Injection in the Management of Knee Pain 
1996  Fellowship/Preceptorship: Interventional Pain - Center for Spine & Sports Rehabilitation   York, Pennsylvania
1995-1996 Fellowship: Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation - Mayo Clinic    Rochester, Minnesota
1992 - 1995 Residency: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Temple University Health Sciences Center/Moss Rehabilitation Hospital   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1991 - 1992 Internship: Internal Medicine - Albert Einstein Medical Center   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Professional Publications & Presentations

1978      Deltonectoral Incision for Total Shoulder Replacement with Charles S Neer MD presented at New York Orthopaedic Hospital Alumni Day, 3M Shoulder Meeting.  Movie, Deltopectoral Incision for Total Shoulder Replacement for 3M with Charles S Neer MD
1979 Subtalar Dislocations of the Foot presented at the Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons  San Francisco, California
1979 &
Inferior Capsular Shift for Involuntary Multidirectional Shoulder Dislocations with Charles S Neer MD presented at New York Orthopedic Hospital Alumni Day.  Presented at AAOS meeting.  Published in Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
1977 &
Hematogenous Infection of Implants with Frank K Stinchfield MD, Louis U Bigliani MD, Thomas P Goss MD, presented at Current Concepts in Lower Extremity Implant Surgery meeting at Miami, Florida.  Presented at AOA meeting at Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico. Published in Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
1982 Subtalar Dislocations of the Foot, a Literature Review & a Report of 12 Cases with Pat Aulicino LCDR MC USN, Patrick MJ Hutton LCDR MC USN and TE DePuy Capt MC USN published in Orthopedic Review Vol XI No 2 Feb 1982 p35-42
1982 Multidirectional Shoulder Dislocations and Painful Arc Syndrome presented at AAOS Sports Related Injuries of the Upper Extremities meeting at Syracuse, New York
1982 Multidirectional Instability, Total Shoulder Arthoplasty, Osteoarthritis presented at Impingement in the Older Patient, Rotator Cuff Defects, Biceps, Acromioclavicular Problems meeting at State University of New York, Dept of Orthopedic Surgery in Syracuse, New York
1983  Exhibit - The Ultracentric Knee Joint for Fracture Bracing, Prosthetics and Orthotics at AAOS Annual Meeting at Anaheim, California
1983 Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder in the Athlete published in Clinics in Sports Medicine Vol 2 No 2 July
1983  Diagnosing Skiing Injuries with WG Clancy Jr MD, JG Garrick MD, AR Lind DPhil, JR Steadman MD published in Patient Care Vol 17 No 19 November 15
1983 Preventing Winter Sports Injuries with WG Clancy Jr MD, JG Garrick MD, AR Lind DPhil, JR Steadman MD published in Patient Care Vol 17 No 20 November 30
1985 Treatment of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears presented at NewYork Orthopedic Hospital Alumni Association
1985 Use of Proximal Humeral Prosthesis in Humeral Fractures, Both in the Acute Setting and as Part of a Restructive Procedure presented at AAOS Summer Institute, New York, New York
1985 Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder presented at University of Mass Medical Center, Sturbridge, Massachusetts
1987  A Fresh Look at the Surgical Choices in Complex Fractures and Fracture Dislocations of the Proximal Humerus presented at Thames River Orthopaedic Society, Groton, Connecticut
1987 Usefulness of SPECT in the Early Detection of Avascular Necrosis of the Knees with Shiv M Gupta MD and Naila Kayani MD published in Clinical Nuclear Medicine Vol 12 No 2 February
1987 Resection Arthroplasty of the Shoulder presented at AAOS Summer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
1987 Third Degree AC Separation of the Shoulder presented at American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida
1991 Extracapsular Repairs for Shoulder Dislocations presented at the Hospital for Joint Disease, New York, New York
1993 Arthroscopic Bankart Procedure presented at the Eastern Orthopedic Association meeting
1996 Shoulder Injuries Commonly Seen in Athletes presented at the American Association of Physician Assistants, New York, New York

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