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Todd D. Cook, M.D.


Back, Neck, Spine


Spine Surgery

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Dr. Todd Cook began practicing orthopedic spine surgery in the Grand Strand area in 2015. He holds a doctor of chiropractic degree from Life University in Marietta, Georgia, and graduated summa cum laude from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, with a bachelor of science degree. He later attended The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Washington, D.C.

After earning his medical degree, Dr. Cook completed his internship and orthopedic surgery residency training at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Cook then went on to complete additional subspecialty training in spine surgery through a fellowship at the University of California in Davis, California, and he was later certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Originally from Roswell, Georgia, Dr. Cook, his wife, Alexis, and their two sons reside on Pawleys Island. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, fishing, live music, outdoor activities, and spending time with family.

Dr. Cook is available to see back, neck, and spine patients at our Murrells Inlet office.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science: University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • Doctor of Chiropractic: Life University, Marietta, GA
  • Bachelor of Science: Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
  • Doctor of Medicine: The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Washington, D.C.
  • Internship: John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, TX
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, TX
  • Spine Surgery Fellowship: University of California, Davis, CA


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • South Carolina Spine Society
  • The American Orthopaedic Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • Grand Strand Medical Center
  • Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital

Medical Interests

  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Herniation
  • Fusions of the Neck, Mid-Back, and Lower Back
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Neck and Lower Back Pain
  • Neck Deformity
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Stimulators
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures Secondary to Osteoporosis
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