Dr Cooke gained his Medical Degree from the University of Queensland in 1992 and his Orthopaedic Fellowship in 2001. Dr Cooke subsequently held a number of positions in his area of special interest with training at the Mater Private Hospital Sydney with Dr Bill Walter in Hip and Knee Reconstruction; at the University of British Columbia with the Vancouver General Hospital in Orthopaedic Trauma; and at the University of Sheffield with Dr Ian Stockley concentrating on complex Hip and Knee Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr Cooke has held a public position as Director of Orthopaedics at the Princess Alexandra Hospital since January 2004.Dr Cooke sees DVA & Workcover patients in his private practice.
Dr Cooke sees many patients who have sustained acute injuries from sporting injuries or falls...be it acute knee injuries, ankle or hip injuries and /or fractures. Appointments are available at our rooms at the Mater Private Clinic or Ramsay Place for those patients requiring urgent assessment and timely medical management.
Alternatively some people present to the Mater Private Emergency Centre. In consultation with the Emergency Doctors, these patients are either admitted to hospital or visit Dr Cooke's rooms in a time appropriate manner.
Dr Cooke's Areas of Interest include:
Hip & knee replacement surgery (primary and revision)
Acute knee injury
Management of acute orthopaedic trauma of the lower limb
Management of infected lower limb replacement
Management of orthopaedic lower limb trauma
Dr Cooke has a busy private life and loves nothing more than spending time with his wife and five children.
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