Ratings for Dr. Richard Cook
I had Dr.Cook for bypass surgery in 2008. He asked if I would allow the team to use Jack the robot for my surgery. I asked him about the advantages of using a robot and he answeared all questions with very reasonalable answers so I signed the consent forms. He and the whole staff were the best doctors and support people I have ever had. Thanks for keeping me alive and well.
Mitral valve repair, annuloplasty ring implantation, VGH done on me by Dr. Richard Cook on July 2012. He is extremely a knowledgeable and helpful doctor. He finds time to answer and discuss all questions asked of him. Thank you so much Dr. Cook for your job well done and more power to you.
One of the best minimally invasive heart surgeon in BC. He is always calm, friendly and super knowledgeable. I was so well that I got sent home 4 days after my valve replacement surgery at VGH. Thank you so much for saving my life Dr. Cook!
Dr Richard Cook did a bypass operation on me using the Minimally Invasive Direct Cardiac Arterial Bypass (MID-CAB) on November 26, 2014. It was done so well I felt like a normal person on the 3rd day after the surgery, with only minimal pain from deep breathing. On the 6th day, my condition was so improved that I had to remind myself that I had just gone through an operation and that I had to allow my body to heal.
Dr. Cook performed my dad's heart surgery 2 years ago - a removal of a myxoma tumour combined with a quadruple bypass. Our whole family was very impressed by his approach during the consultation and in preparing my dad for surgery, during a time that was very scary for our family. We feel a lot of gratitude - thank you Dr. Cook!!
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