Joseph T. Cooke, M.D.
About Joseph T. Cooke, M.D.
Joseph T. Cooke, MD is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Public Health at the Weill Cornell Medical Center. He serves as the Chief Patient Safety Officer for the New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is the current Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicne at NY Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center. Outside of the University he is the former co-Chair of the Critical Care Leadership Network of GNYHA, and he continues on the Medical Advisory Board for the New York Organ Donation Network. Dr. Cooke is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine, and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. His clinical interests include care and diagnosis of patients with COPD, Asthma, and Lung Cancer. He is an expert in the management of critical illness, including respiratory failure, sepsis, and multi-organ failure In addition to the teaching awards he has received, Dr. Cooke has been listed annually in the Castle and Connelly guide to the Best Physicians in the NY Metro Area since 2002. In 2008, he was recognized as a Regional Leader in promoting organ donation by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services NYP-WCMC. He also served on the Institute of Medicine sub -committee on organ donation after cardiac death.
He works closely with NYP, WCMC, and the Physician Organization on matters of Quality and Patient Safety and improving the safe delivery of medical care at our Medical Center
Internship: Internal Medicine, New York Hospital, New York, NY
Residency: Internal Medicine, New York Hospital, New York, NY
Fellowship: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Division of
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Weill Medical College of
Cornell University/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York,
Lorraine Tregede Patient Safety Leadership Award 2009
Jacobi Hospital, HHC
New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center Physician of the Year 2008
WCMC Teaching Excellence Award, Advanced Basic Science 2008
HHS Medal of Honor for work in the Field of Organ Donation 2008
The NewYork Weill Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council Outstanding Service Award (2007)
New York Magazine#146;s Best Doctors In New York (1998-1999)
New York Magazine#146;s Best Doctors in the Metropolitan Area
Castle and Connelly Guide to the Best Doctors in the
Metropolitan Area (1997-2009 )
Weill Medical College Award for Teaching Excellence
Weill Medical College Department of Medicine J.J. Smith
Memorial Award for exemplifying qualities of teacher, scholar
and physician to the medical housestaff (1993, 1999)
Chief Resident, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College
of Cornell University/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New
York, NY (1990-1991)
M.D.State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn1985
Associate Professor of Clinical MedicineWeill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Associate Attending PhysicianNewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Population Health SciencesWeill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
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