Dr. Jay B. Cook Featured in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS)
Dr. Jay B. Cook, a board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, has recently been featured in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) for his article “Challenges in Treating Acromioclavicular Separations: Current Concepts.” This in-depth article examines the challenges associated with this specific injury, known as an AC separation, from diagnosis to reconstruction. This injury occurs when the clavicle (collarbone) separates from the scapula (shoulder blade).
Dr. Cook has a concentration in Sports Medicine and special interest in complicated shoulder procedures. Upon graduating from Furman University, Dr. Cook went on to Tulane University of Medicine and completed his Orthopaedic residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Previously a Major in the US Army, Dr. Cook began his medical career at Winn Army Community Hospital, Fort Stewart, Georgia in 2014 where he was the Chief of the Orthopaedic Surgery clinic. During his nine-year active duty career in the Army, Dr. Cook was awarded the Bronze Star Medal as well as numerous other military awards.
The JAAOS is the leading medical publication in the Orthopaedic community.