About R. Duane Cook
Duane Cook, MD, MMA, is a cardiovascular surgeon at UF Health Cardiothoracic Surgery in Leesburg.
Dr. Cook attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch. He then entered the U.S. Army where he completed his General Surgery residency at Brooke Army Medical Center.
Prior to joining UF Health, Dr. Cook served as a general surgeon in Landstuhl, Germany, and was deployed in Saudi Arabia with the 31st Combat Support Hospital during Operation Desert Storm. Then he completed his Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgery residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
In addition to his surgical expertise, Dr. Cook is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.
SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery
Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
- Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Absent pulmonary valve
- Aortic aneurysm repair – endovascular
- Aortic arch syndrome
- Aortic dissection
- Aortic regurgitation
- Aortic valve surgery – open
- Congenital heart disease
- Heart bypass surgery
- Lung surgery
- Mitral valve surgery – open
- Thoracic aortic aneurysm
- Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)