Peripheral nerve disorders represent any type of injury to the nerves that connect the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body. These conditions can involve changes in function, pain, and sensation due to previous surgeries, injuries, and in rare cases, systemic diseases.
Lisa Cook, MD is a leading neurologist and peripheral nerve specialists in the U.S. who are fellowship trained in evaluating and treating conditions that affect peripheral nerve disorders.
With broad clinical experience in neurology and peripheral neuropathy, Dr. Lisa Cook explores the most effective nonsurgical and surgical treatment options for patients suffering from peripheral nerve disorders. Our faculty members and staff provide the very best care imaginable and develop a treatment plan around your particular medical needs.
Nonsurgical and Surgical Treatments for Peripheral Nerve Disorders
The peripheral nerves span throughout the body, from head to toe, connecting the brain and spinal cord. Hundreds of disorders and injuries can affect the peripheral nerve system. When treating peripheral nerve disorders, we consider surgery a last resort.
Your peripheral nerve doctor and fellowship-trained specialists offer:
- Extensive experience in a broad range of clinical conditions
- Participate in groundbreaking clinical trials
- Evaluate products and technology before they are widely available to the public
- Adhere to a strict code of ethics
- Teach future surgeons
- Lead continuing education for practicing physicians
Peripheral Nerve Conditions We Treat
Some of the peripheral nerve disorders Dr. Lisa Cook treats include but are not limited to:
- Brachial plexus injuries
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Cubital tunnel syndrome
- Facial paralysis
- Migraine headaches
- Nerve compression injuries of the leg and arm
- Nerve reconstruction
- Nerve-related pain (numbness, tingling, shooting pain)
- Peroneal neuropathy
- Tarsal tunnel syndrome
Neurologist Experienced in Treating Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Finding a licensed and reputable Los Angeles neurologist can be challenging. Dr. Lisa Cook is a board-certified Los Angeles neurologist that has been committed to providing excellent neurological to her community for close to a decade.
Dr. Cook received her undergraduate and medical school degree at the accelerated 7-year medical program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Then completed her Neurology residency and Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.