Vera D. Cooke, D.D.S., M.D.
Dr. Vera Cooke was born and raised in Serbia. She attended Marquette University, where she obtained a B.A. in Biochemistry in 2000 and the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2004. Dr. Cooke graduated Cum Laude from both the undergraduate and Dentistry programs and is a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) National Dental Honor Society. She pursued training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. She obtained her M.D. degree from the University of Texas-Houston Medical School, where she was elected as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) National Medical Honor Society, the highest reward given to graduating physicians, recognizing a lasting commitment to service, leadership and professionalism.
Dr. Cooke’s special interest is in the field of dental implants and pre-prosthetic bone grafting. Her continuing education is aimed at pursuit of training at the forefront of scientific evidence in dental rehabilitation. In 2015, she was inducted into the Kois Center Fellowship. She is a Kois Recognized Oral and Maxillofacial Specialist.
Dr. Cooke is the oral surgeon on staff at Anna Jacques Hospital. She takes care of medically compromised patients, as well as emergency room and trauma cases in collaboration with her medical colleagues.
Dr. Cooke takes part in multiple charitable events providing dental care to the underprivileged population, and continues to do so in collaboration with local dentists.