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Vital Health Institute
A women's healthcare, endometriosis, and pelvic pain treatment center
The way women should be treated
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Dr. Cook is the standard that ALL doctors should aspire to be! When my HMO doctor said nothing could be done, I almost gave up, then I found Dr. Cook, and he listened for two hours at our consult. He is an angel!" – Cathy S.C. read more testimonials »

You have a great practice with beautiful people inside and out. I love how you allow one to feel cared for and at the same time maintain professionalism... thank you all again, from the bottom of my heart." – Maria S. read more »

'I believe you, and I'm sorry that you're in this much pain' – When Dr. Cook said this I knew I had finally found a doctor who would take me and my endometriosis seriously. Since then I've had surgery with Dr. Cook which has helped tremendously." – Zoe N. read more testimonials »

Dr. Cook and Vital Health have given me my life back!... Dr. Cook was able to identify my issues, LISTEN (really listen) to my complaints, and fix my problem." – Deborah P. read more testimonials »

My faith and confidence in Dr. Cook is more than I have ever experienced with any medical professional. He has coupled his professional expertise with the best 'bedside manner' I have ever encountered..." – Janice F. read more testimonials »

I absolutely recommend Vital Health Institute to all women who are experiencing pelvic pain and are searching for a doctor who will understand and take the time to find a solution tailored to her as an individual..." – Kelly H. read more testimonials »

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Vital Health Institute
14830 Los Gatos Blvd., Suite 300
Los Gatos, CA 95032-2025
(408) 358-2511

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area of California

Our Mission

Andrew S. Cook MD, FACOG

Our philosophy is to provide comprehensive women's healthcare with empathy, compassion, and world-class medical credentials. Our mission is simple: implement this philosophy to the highest-possible standards.”

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It's almost time to unveil our new site!

We will be launching our redesigned site on Tuesday, March 3rd. Please come back to see expanded information about our extensive expertise, specialized care, and unique paradigm in the treatment of endometriosis, pelvic pain, and other complex gynecological conditions.

For now, read about what it really means to have endometriosis.

Vital Health Institute was founded to address the need for a new
paradigm in women's healthcare.

The result is an exceptional gynecological practice that caters to women with a variety of health problems, and is a world leader in the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic pain and endometriosis.

Read about the variety of women's healthcare treatment programs we offer.

Dr. Cook has given me my life back! Less than 4 weeks ago, I came in complaining about chronic pain I've been suffering from for 5 years. Now after surgery I have NONE of my previous pains. He found what others couldn't. Thank you so very much Dr. Cook and Vital Health." - Deborah P.

Known throughout the world for our success in the treatment of endometriosis and pelvic pain

Dr. Andrew S. Cook is considered by many to be one of the best endometriosis specialists in the world. He has dedicated his career to helping women with chronic pelvic pain and to putting an end to their suffering. Among a small field of doctors specializing in the treatment of endometriosis, he is unique in his comprehensive, and holistic approach to his patients' overall condition.

Read more about our endometriosis treatment approach. And read what our endometriosis patients have to say about the results they are enjoying after treatment here at Vital Health with Dr. Cook.

Compassionate, holistic gynecologic and surgical care

Dr. Cook is well known for his compassion, dedication, and leading-edge integrative approach that combines traditional Western medicine and surgical treatment with complementary care and a holistic philosophy. At the Vital Health Institute, Dr. Cook will take the time to develop a treatment plan that fits your situation. He brings forward thinking and compassion to each patient which allows patients to achieve health and wellness.

What It Really Means to Have Endo

Woman with endometriosis lying downThe medical definition of endometriosis does not even begin to describe the reality of what it means to have endometriosis and how it truly impacts a woman's life, her family, her career, her sex life, and her ability to live her life in very basic ways.

Read about what it really means to have endometriosis.

What's New at Vital Health

The statistics are in… Dr. Cook has outstanding success treating endometriosis

The proof is in. The statistical information on over 600 patients treated by Dr. Cook's approach to endometriosis is showing the EVE Procedure is providing outstanding results. The average patient coming to see Dr. Cook at VHI has been in pain for 11 years and has undergone 3.2 previous surgeries. …

Stop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain

Stop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Book Release

My bookStop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain - What Every Woman and Her Doctor Need to Knowisnow available for purchaseat the book's website Over the last 20 years of treating women with endometriosis and pelvic pain, I've seen untold suffering. I am still shocked at how many of these women are treated. This needs to change. I have written this book, both for patients and physicians, to help clear up many of the pervasive myths and misunderstandings about this disease and to provide an accurate clear and comprehensive book on endometriosis.


Danielle Cook, Functional Medicine Nutritionist joins Vital Health

Danielle Cook, MS, RD, CDE has a Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Food Science, and has a diverse background in the field of nutrition. She has worked as an inpatient Clinical Dietitian, as a Nutrition Support Specialist (specializing in tube feedings and intravenous feedings), and a Diabetes Educator/Dietitian in an outpatient setting. She also teaches classes at the university level including nutrition…


Dr. Cook - "Killer Cramps" - Fox News

Fox News logoDr. Cook appeared on Fox 11 News in Los Angeles and Fox 5 News in Atlanta. The segment was entitled “Killer Cramps” and profiled a woman who struggled for 10 years to find the cause of her debilitating pelvic pain before being correctly diagnosed and successfully treated by Dr. Cook.

Watch the Los Angeles “Killer Cramps” segment Video(3:43)
Watch the Atlanta “Killer Cramps” segment Video(3:57)

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An International Treatment Center
As one of the world's top pelvic pain and endometriosis specialists, Dr. Cook is in international demand. His surgical patients have traveled from throughout the US and Canada, as well as 13 countries worldwide to the treatment center in the San Jose/San Francisco Bay Area of California.