Department of Surgery
School of Medicine Queen's University

Dr Douglas James Cook

Dr Douglas James Cook, Neurosurgeon, Queen's University, Kingston General HospitalUniversity Position:
Assistant Professor

Current Appointments:
Attending Staff, Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Cerebrovascular and Skull Base surgery

Areas of Research Interest:
Translational Stroke research
Pre-clinical Validation of Stroke Therapy
Neuroplasticity and Stroke Recovery

Contact Information:

Department of Surgery
Division of Neurosurgery
Kingston General Hospital, Victory 3
Kingston, ON   K7L 2V7
Tel: 613-549-6666 x3696
Fax: 613-548-1346

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• 2012 Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery, Radiosurgery Research Projects:
multimodality neuromonitoring in moyamoya disease and SAH
Supervisor: Dr. G. Steinberg

• 2004-2012 University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

Medical School Graduation:
• 2000-2004 University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

• July 2012, FRCSC, Certification in Neurosurgery

Professional Memberships:
• Member American Association of Neurological Surgeons
• Member Congress of Neurological Surgeons
• Member Canadian Medical Association
• Member Ontario Medical Association
• Member American College of Surgeons
• Member American Heart Association
• Postdoctoral Member Society for Neuroscience
• ATLS Instructor and Provider


Papers in Press

Cook, DJ, N. Steinberg, G. Perspectives: Clip Reconstruction of Midbasilar Aneurysms. World Neurosurgery. Accepted September 2012.

Book Chapters in Press

Cook, DJ. Fairhall, J. Valdes, C. Tymianski, M. Cerebral Protection. In: Spetzler, R. Kalani, Y. Nakaji, P. Neurovascular Surgery, 2nd Edition. Thieme, New York, NY. 2012.

Cook, DJ. Tymianski, M. Treatment of Stroke. In: Schweizer, T and Macdonald, L. The Behavioural Consequences of Stroke. Springer Publishing, New York, NY. 2012.

Cook, DJ. Tymianski, M. Classification and Imaging of Moyamoya Disease. In: Wanebo, J. Zabramski, J. Spetzler, R. and Khan, N. Moyamoya Angiopathy: Diagnosis and Treatment. Thieme, New York, NY. 2012.

Book Chapters

Howe, K. Cook, DJ. Rutka, JT. Gene Therapy for Brain Tumors. In: Kaye and Laws. Brain Tumors, 3rd edition. Elsevier, New York. In Press.

Cook, D. Rutka, J. Craniopharyngiomas. In: Hanna and De Monte. Comprehensive Management of Skull Base Tumors. Informa Healthcare, New York. 2008.

Cook, D. Tator, C. Catastrophic Personal Watercraft Injuries. In: Tator, C. Catastrophic Injuries in Sports and Recreation: Causes and Prevention. A Canadian Study. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2008.

Cook, D. Midha, R. Meralgia paresthetica. In: Midha, R and Tiel, R. Surgery of Peripheral Nerves: A Case-Based Approach. Thieme Publishing, New York. 2008.

Cook, DJ. Sangha, G. Plaskos, N. Rowed, D. Rutka, JT. Neurosurgery. In: Molclovsky, A and Pirzada, K. Toronto Notes: Review for the MCCQE, 20th edition. Toronto Notes Medical Publishing: Toronto, January 2004.

Cook, DJ. Rowed, D. Rutka, JT. Clinical Notes for Neurosurgery. In: Molclovsky, A and Pirzada, K. Toronto Notes: PDA Reference Text, 1st edition. Skyscape Publishing: January 2004.

Cook, DJ. Etches, S. Silver, FL. Rutka, JT. The Neurological Exam. In: Essentials of Clinical Examination Handbook, 4th ed. University of Toronto Medical Society: 2002.

Abstracts/Platform Presentations/Posters in Press

Cook, DJ. Mukerji, N. Steinberg, G. Paradoxical Oligemia Associated with Transient Neurologic Events Following STA-MCA Bypass for Moyamoya Disease. AANS Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. April 2013.

Mukerji, N. Cook, DJ. Steinberg, G. Hypo or Hyperperfusion - understanding postoperative cerebral blood flow in Moyamoya patients. AANS Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. April 2013.