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35A East 35th Street, Suite 206,
New York, NY 10016

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Phone: (212) 213-0288
Fax: (212) 213-0244


Hours by appointment

Foreign Languages: French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish

New Patients Accepted: yes
From Website: yes
From Patients: yes
From MDs: yes

Medicare: Participates in Medicare

Claudia M. Cooke, MD, FACP

Focus of Practice: Emphasizes the use of adjunctive approaches, acupuncture, nutritional and herbal therapies in management of internal medicine problems and pain syndromes. Special interest in gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, and neurologic disorders.
  • Undergraduate: Sarah Lawrence, BA, 1980
  • Graduate: MPH, 1987, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
  • Medical School: Tulane Medical School, MD, 1987
  • Residencies:

    Saint Lukes - Roosevelt Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1987-1990

  • Fellowships:

    Fellow of the American College of Physicians
    Fellow of the American Academy of Medical Acpuncture

Clinical/Academic Titles:

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia; University Title: Assistant in Clinical Medicine Hospital Title: Assistant Attending in Medicine

Professional Organizations:

American College of Physicians; American Academy of Medical Acupuncture; New York County Medical Society; ILADS (www.ilads.org);
American Holistic Medical Association; Physicians for Social Responsibility

Special Achievements/Awards:

April - Sept 1998: Clinical Preceptor UCLA Extension of Medical Acupuncture for Physicians.
July 2001: Elected to Fellow of the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine
May 6, 2002: Certified Aviation Medical Examiner by FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)
April 2003: Elected to Fellow of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Research and Special Interests:

I am fascinated by the links between chronic infection, chronic inflammation, and chronic disease and the interplay of nutrition, environmental factors, and mind-body forces in their diagnosis and treatment.  Copious notes should eventually culminate in a book on these reflections.

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Ondamed PEMF biofeedback, and nutrient oral and IV therapy are also available through this office.