Johnnie V. Cook, MD
Long-time Layton family physician Dr. Johnnie V. Cook now offers his experience and expertise at Tanner Clinic Layton.
He joins Tanner Clinic after nearly 20 years as a physician at the Intermountain Layton Clinic and, more recently, the Intermountain Kaysville Creekside Clinic.
Dr. Cook completed his undergraduate work at Brigham Young University. For his medical training, he spent two years at St. Louis University, St. Louis, Mo., transferring to the University of Utah School of Medicine, where he completed his M.D.
Dr. Cook fulfilled his residency at the McKay-Dee Family Practice Residency with the distinction of being named as Chief Resident in his final year. He returned to the Ogden-based residency program as a faculty member and since 1994 has remained an assistant professor. In that capacity, he worked with several students who are now family physicians at Tanner Clinic, including Dr. Rachel Hobbs and Dr. Ryan Stewart. Dr. Cook also served as chief of the Department of Family Medicine at McKay-Dee Hospital.
The board-certified physician is a fellow of the Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Cook’s service to the community and in humanitarian efforts was highlighted when he received the McKay-Dee Hospital Center’s Physician Excellence Award for Community Service. He has served 12 “mini” missions to teach neonatal resuscitation; organized by the LDS Church, these humanitarian expeditions were to such locations as Panama, Nicaragua, Namibia and Botswana. He was recently called by the LDS Church to be a member of the committee overseeing humanitarian projects in Mexico, Central America and South America. He’s also served as an instructor in the neonatal resuscitation program for the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Cook and his wife Maureen are the parents of five children. Currently, they are foster parents to three children. In spare time, he enjoys camping, hiking, golfing, basketball, biking and softball, with an occasional half-marathon.