Stephen S. Cook, MD - Spine Surgery


Dr. Stephen S. Cook has devoted over 30 years of service to UOA as a board certified spine surgeon. During that time, he also served as a clinical associate professor at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH).

Though he has recently retired, we are forever grateful for the decades of care he provided to his patients.

Thank you for your years of dedication to UOA and our patients. Your legacy of superior care will carry on.

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Assistant: Saaby Ross
Phone: 732-537-0909, ext. 1106

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About Dr. Cook

Dr. Cook is board certified in orthopaedic surgery. He obtained his medical degree from UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School after earning his undergraduate degree from Princeton University. He completed an internship and his residency at the National Naval Medical Center. Following his residency, he completed a fellowship specializing in spine surgery at the University Hospital at Case Western.


  • Academic appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Hospital Affiliations

  • University Center for Ambulatory Surgery (UCAS)
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
  • Saint Peter’s University Hospital

Recent Publications

  • Connolly, P., S. Esses, M. Heggeness, and S. Cook. “Unilateral Facet Dislocation of the Lumbosacral Junction.” Spine, published. (look for reference)
  • Nahass, R.G., S.S. Cook and M.P. Weinstein. “Vertebral Osteomyelitis Due to Hemophilus Aphrophilus: Treatment with Ceftriaxone.” Journal of Infectious Diseases, April, 1989.
  • Bohlman, H.H. and S.S.Cook. “One Stage Decompression and Posterolateral and Interbody Fusion for Lumbosacral Spondyloptosis Through a Posterior Approach.” Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 64A (March, 1982).
Spine Surgery

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