Dr. Mackenzie Cook specializes in trauma, acute care surgery and surgical critical care, with a particular focus on surgical education. His research interests pertain to long-term survival and quality of life outcomes following injury and the optimal education of surgical residents and fellows.
Dr. Cook was born in Pittsburgh and grew up in a small town in Connecticut. He attended college at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY and then spent a year backpacking and skiing in Utah before attending medical school at Duke University in Durham, NC. He spent his dedicated research year in medical school at the University of Wisconsin in the endocrine surgery lab as a Howard Hughes medical scholar. He then headed west for residency at OHSU, graduating in 2016 from the general surgery residency program. Following residency, Dr. Cook completed a surgical critical care fellowship at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA in 2017.
Dr. Cook lives in Portland with his wife Crystal, their two-year-old daughter Elliot, their new son, Weston, and their two rambunctious dogs Madison and Cooper. Avid hikers, skiers and climbers, the Cooks are a great match for the Pacific Northwest and happy to call OHSU home.Read more
- M.D., Duke University, Durham North Carolina 2010
- General Surgery, OHSU, Portland, Ore., 2010-2016
- Surgical Critical Care, Harborview Hospital, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., 2016-2017