What Causes Endometriosis

What Causes Endometriosis?

December 16, 2010

At this point in time we do not know the cause of endometriosis. When considering the origin and manifestation of a disease we need to consider the factors that determine whether a woman develops the condition or not and, of …

Did you Know that there is actually Good Pain and Bad Pain?

November 2, 2010

Dr. Cook discusses the difference between “good pain” (nociceptive) and “bad pain” (neuropathic). He emphasizes the importance of identifying and treating both types in a comprehensive pain management plan, as well as treating endometriosis and pelvic pain effectively and in a timely manner.

Core Lessons

July 19, 2010

The most important lesson Dr. Cook learned in his training was to completely trust what his patients were telling him about their bodies. He relates the story of one patient whom he successfully diagnosed and treated, even though her operative report said there was no evidence of endometriosis.

A Computer at my Fingertips Reaches around the World

July 12, 2010

Dr. Cook talks about his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Johns Hopkins, and growing his first practice with Dr. Robert Kelly by establishing a presence on the Internet.

Award Winning Scientist

July 5, 2010

Dr. Cook describes his award-winning research with his mentor Brooks Keel which led to a process for producing fertility medications that have consistent potencies.

The Benevolent Dictator

June 28, 2010

Dr. Cook talks about his medical training with Dr. Robert Kelly, an excellent surgeon who was also the first to use the CO2 laser for laparoscopic (minimally invasive) treatment of endometriosis.

Amazing Mentor

June 21, 2010

Learn how Dr. Cook’s medical training with Dr. Franklin inspired him to become an endometriosis specialist and skilled surgeon, helping women in pain get their lives back.

Freezing Nails

June 14, 2010

How Dr. Cook went from doing construction work to enrolling in medical school and eventually developing an interest in treating women with endometriosis after working with Dr. Robert Franklin.