Brandon Cook, M.D.

Brandon Cook, M.D.
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Fellowship-Trained Back, Neck, and Spine Surgeon

Fellowship-trained orthopaedic spine surgeon Dr. Brandon Cook is a Florida native who joined Orthopaedic Associates in 2019. Dr. Cook has completed extensive clinical and surgical training to offer advanced back, neck, and spine care. His expertise includes the treatment of degenerative problems, trauma, tumors, infections, and deformities of the spine.

After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Dr. Cook stayed in Tallahassee to earn a medical degree from the Florida State University College of Medicine. He went on to the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he completed his orthopaedic surgery residency. During his residency, he served on the Ochsner Journal Research Review Board and provided physicals and game coverage as part of the Ochsner Sports Medicine Program.

Before beginning his fellowship training, Dr. Cook remained at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation to serve as the staff attending for the Ochsner orthopaedic residency and taught residents at the charity hospital Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center. He then spent a year at Leatherman Spine Center in Louisville, Kentucky, where he did intensive specialized training in spine surgery under some of the top spine surgeons in the country.

Dr. Cook enjoys spending his extra time with family and friends doing outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, and hiking. Both Dr. Cook and his wife are from Niceville; they are proud to call our area their home and are committed to the community.

Dr. Cook is available to see patients at our locations in Fort Walton Beach, Destin, and Niceville.


Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Bachelor of Science in Biology, 2009

Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL
Doctor of Medicine, 2013

Surgical Training:

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Ochsner Clinic Foundation
New Orleans, LA, 2013 – 2018

Fellowship, Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Leatherman Spine Center
Louisville, KY, 2018 – 2019

Orthopaedic Associates
1034 Mar Walt Drive
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Main Phone: 850-863-2153

Orthopaedic Associates
36474C Emerald Coast Parkway, Suite 3101
Destin, FL 32541

Main Phone: 850-837-3926

Orthopaedic Associates
554-D Twin Cities Boulevard
Niceville, FL 32578

Main Phone: 850-678-2249

Anterior Cervical Decompression Fusion
Posterior Cervical Decompression Fusion
Anterior Interbody Fusion
Lateral Interbody Fusion
Transforaminal Interbody Fusion
Posterior Lateral Fusion
Open Reduction Internal Fixation
Intramedullary Nailing

Florida Orthopaedic Society
North American Spine Society
Southern Orthopaedic Association

“He was very professional; understanding listened to what I had to say. He explained every option to me.”
– Angela G.
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