In addition to treating illnesses, doctors and patients should work together to get healthier and maintain good health. Primary care gives me opportunity to be more involved in patients' overall healthcare and get to know them over time.
Dr. Richard Cook II, MD attended both the Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia and Washington Hospital, Washington, Pennsylvania while earning his medical degree. As a primary care physician, he helps patients navigate the increasingly complex healthcare system in order to access appropriate care with he highest quality and cost efficiency. It is an important part of his patient-centered approach to care.
Outside the office he enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and attending Pitt and Penguin games. He also travels to dance competitions with his daughter and hockey games with his two sons.