Jerald L. Cook, MD, MS, CIME
, is Board certified in Occupational Medicine
and Public Health and Preventive Medicine
With additional experience in Environmental Medicine and Toxicology, Dr. Cook has broad background experience, serving such industries as nuclear power, firefighters, healthcare workers, police officers, veterinarians, public service, transportation, military and veterans, warehousing and retail, environmental engineering, business services, and federal government.
Dr. Cook is currently the Medical Director at a worksite health clinic providing primary and preventive care to warehouse workers. He also serves as a military commander advisor and provides direct acute care, primary care, wellness screening and health counseling to active duty Marines and Sailors.
Previously, Dr. Cook held the title of Occupational Health Department Head at the Twentynine Palms Naval Hospital where he was the sole provider offering occupational health services to 660 hospital staff and over 5,000 civilians and service members. He provided OSHA compliant medical surveillance examinations, FMCSA certification examinations, and managed federal workers’ compensation injuries and illnesses.
- Dr. Cook provides expert witness services for cases involving Occupational Medicine, Preventive Medicine / Occupational Environmental Medicine, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health. He has reviewed 10,000 medical records for medical necessity and standard of care. Dr. Cook's services include medical record review, causation analysis, written reports, depositions, and trial testimony as needed. He is also a Registered Nurse, and has testified as an expert on the training and expectations of nursing care. He is also an expert in conditioning and physical fitness, as an IRONMAN Certified Coach and endurance athlete himself for over 30 years.
Areas of Expertise
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- Workers' Compensation
- Neuromuscular / Musculoskeletal Injuries
- Workplace Drug Testing
- Environmental / Work Stress
- Service Animals
- Exercise Science
- Ionizing Radiation
- Environmental Exposures
- Long Term Disability
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