Ricardo L. Cook M.D. Physician


A board-certified orthopedist, Ricardo L. Cook, M.D. specialized in hindfoot reconstruction, adult joint reconstruction, sports medicine and trauma. In 2007, Dr. Cook joined the Potomac Valley Orthopaedic Associates division in Olney, Maryland. He also sees patients at the Columbia, Maryland and Germantown, Maryland offices.

Areas Of Expertise

Hindfoot Reconstruction: Flat Foot Deformities, Ankle Instability, Ankle Trauma and Degenerative Disease and Diabetic Ulcer Disease

Adult Joint Reconstruction 

Sports Medicine



Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Degree

University of Maryland Medical School; Baltimore, MD 


University of Maryland Hospital; Baltimore, MD


Lower extremity, and foot and ankle:University of Maryland Hospital; Baltimore, MD


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

Association of Military Surgeons of the United States

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Montgomery County Medical Society

Major Accomplishments

Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors Recognition

Hospital Affiliations

Holy Cross Germantown Hospital

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

Howard County General Hospital

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

Affiliated Surgery Centers

Hickory Ridge Surgery Center

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center