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School of Medicine Columbia

Faculty and Staff

James William Cook, MD

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor of Ob/Gyn
Assistant Dean for Clinical Learning
Department: Medical Education & Academic Affairs
School of Medicine Columbia
Phone: 803-216-3617
Office: Curricular Affairs
Basic Science Bldg. 3, Rm 136


Medical Education
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, MD, 2001
Michigan State University/Sparrow, 2005
Board Certifications
American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2009


Dr. Cook completed his medical education at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC, in 2001 and his residency at Michigan State University/Sparrow, in 2005. He joined the faculty of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 2012. Dr. Cook serves as Medical Director of the Prisma Health Women's Center, the OBGYN residency practice outpatient clinic, and assists with patient care in the labor and delivery unit at Prisma Health Richland Hospital. He serves as the Medical Student Clerkship Director. Prior to joining the faculty in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Cook provided gynecologic care at the Student Health Center at the University of South Carolina. He previously served as a medical officer and Director of Medical Education at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

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