Scott Cook, MD

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Scott Cook has been in private practice performing orthopedic surgery in Kansas City since August, 2003.  He specializes in adult reconstruction including hip and knee replacement.  He is extensively trained in both the nonoperative and operative management of arthritis.

Areas of Specialty

  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement


Orthopaedic Surgery – University of Kansas


Adult Reconstruction / Surgical Arthritis at the Hospital for Special Surgery – Cornell University Medical College in New York City

Education / Doctor of Medicine

University of Kansas


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • HSS Alumni Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society


Professional Roles

  • Editorial Board for Techniques in Orthopaedics

I am passionate about helping my patients maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle through joint resurfacing and replacement.

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More About Dr. Cook

Dr. Cook graduated with a degree in Biochemistry from the University of Kansas in 1993.

Dr. Cook completed the Adult Reconstruction / Surgical Arthritis fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery – Cornell University Medical College in New York City.  While at the Hospital for Special Surgery he received extensive training in all areas of hip and knee reconstruction.  Special interests include hip resurfacing, minimal incision surgery for hip replacement, as well as the use of the latest technology in replacement materials and techniques aimed at increasing artificial joint longevity.

Dr. Cook is currently accepting new patients, including workers’ compensation patients with hip and knee injuries.


Immediate versus delayed operative treatment of low energy tibial plateau fractures.

Haas SB, Cook S, Beksac B. Minimally Invasive Total Knee

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 Nov;428:68-73.

Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Diagnosis of an Occult Fracture of the Femoral Component After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Case Report.

Cook SM, Pellicci PM, Potter HG.

J Bone Joint Surg AM. 2004;86:149-53.

Effect of Transverse Connector Design on Development of Late Operative Site Pai Preliminary Clinical Findings.

Cook S, Asher MA, Carson WL, Lai SM.

ASTM International Standard Technical Publication. 2003; 1431:47-54.


Meeting of the American Society for Testing Materials; Orlando, FL, May, 1996.

Presented as a Poster at the Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society, Ottawa, Canada, September, 1996.

Presented at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, February, 1997.

Presented at the Kansas Orthopedic Society, Wichita, KS, 1999. 3rd Place Award Winner.