Joseph T. Cooke, M.D.

Joseph T. Cooke, M.D.

Joseph T. Cooke, M.D.
Joseph T. Cooke, M.D.
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Joseph T. Cooke, M.D.


170 William St
New York, NY 10038
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    41-01 30th Avenue
    Astoria, NY 11103
    Day of the WeekHours
    Monday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Tuesday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Wednesday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Thursday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Friday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Insurances Accepted

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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
  • Emblem/Hip
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • Unicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellCare

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Joseph T. Cooke, M.D.

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About Joseph T. Cooke, M.D.

Joseph T. Cooke, M.D. serves as the Chairman of the Department of Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens and as Vice Chairman of the Weill Department of Medicine. Beginning with his internship and residency, Dr. Cooke has had numerous roles in his 30 years at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine. Before joining NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens, Dr. Cooke, an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Public Health, was the department's Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Chairman of the General Faculty Council, and Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer for the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine, Dr. Cooke is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and the American College of Physicians. He earned an undergraduate degree in Biology with honors from New York University and obtained his M.D. from SUNY Downstate. He and Dr. Vlad Kvetan founded and co-chaired the Critical Care Leadership Network of GNYHA (2006-2009). He continues to serve on the Medical Advisory Board for the New York Organ Donation Network, and has previously served on the Institute of Medicine's subcommittee on organ donation after cardiac death. In addition to earning numerous teaching awards at Weill Cornell, Dr. Cooke has been honored with the NYPH Physician of the Year Award, the New York Weill Cornell Center Alumni Council Award for Outstanding Service, and the Lorraine Tredge Award from HHC for leadership in quality and patient safety. At the 2008 HRSA National Learning Congress, he was named one of 11 national champions for his work in organ donation for NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital


  • Acute Lung Injury

  • Asthma

  • Bronchoscopy

  • Chronic Obstruct Pulm Disease/COPD

  • Interstitial Lung Disease

  • Lung Cancer

  • Mechanical Ventilation

  • Medical Ethics


  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English