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Joseph T. Cooke, M.D.

Pulmonary Disease Medicine
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Personal Statement

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

http://www.cornellphysicians.com/jcooke/index.html

Biographical Info

Post-doctoral Training:

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,

NY

Honors and Awards

 

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

(2002)

 

Castle and Connelly  Guide to the Best Doctors in the

Metropolitan Area (1997-2009 )

 

Weill Medical College Award for Teaching Excellence

(2002, 2004)

 

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)

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease)
Clinical Expertise
Acute Lung Injury
Lung Cancer
Asthma
Bronchoscopy With Biopsy
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Interstitial Lung Disease
Mechanical Ventilation
Medical Ethics
Languages
English
Education 
  • M.D.
    State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn
    1985
Appointments 
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Associate Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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No External Relationships Reported