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.
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Bachelor of Science in Biology, 2009
Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL
Doctor of Medicine, 2013
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Ochsner Clinic Foundation
New Orleans, LA, 2013 – 2018
Fellowship, Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Leatherman Spine Center
Louisville, KY, 2018 – 2019
1034 Mar Walt Drive
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Main Phone: 850-863-2153
36474C Emerald Coast Parkway, Suite 3101
Destin, FL 32541
Main Phone: 850-837-3926
Anterior Cervical Decompression Fusion
Posterior Cervical Decompression Fusion
Anterior Interbody Fusion
Lateral Interbody Fusion
Transforaminal Interbody Fusion
Posterior Lateral Fusion
Open Reduction Internal Fixation
Florida Orthopaedic Society
North American Spine Society
Southern Orthopaedic Association