L. Scott Cook, MD, PhD

Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, Heart


Joined Carle: 1990


Urbana (Main Campus) (primary)

611 W. Park Street
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 904-7000

Medical Interests

  • Cardiac glycosides
  • Cardiac disease in patients with lung cancer
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with heart failure
  • Pharmacologic interventions following cardiac surgery

Medical Training


  • American College of Cardiology, Washington, District of Columbia, 1990
  • American College of Chest Physicians, Northbrook, Ill., 1992
  • The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Chicago, Ill., 1991
  • Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, University of Kansas, Wichita, Kan., 1986-1988


  • Trauma Surgery, University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kan., 1986-1988
  • General Surgery, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Okla.



  • MD, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Ark., 1981
  • PhD, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tenn., 1978
  • MS, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Ark., 1972
  • BS, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Ark., 1970


Professional Societies

  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • Southwest Surgical Congress
  • American Federation for Clinical Research
  • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  • International Society for Heart Transplantation
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine