Brian Cooke, MD

Brian K Cooke, MD

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Dr. Brian Cooke joined the faculty in 2010 as a Clinical Associate Professor in Psychiatry. He works with the UF Forensic Institute to provide a range of services to private attorneys, the courts, and various governmental agencies where mental health information is relevant. Dr. Cooke has provided expertise in the areas of sanity, competency, violence risk assessment, recidivism, and mitigation. He has been actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, fellows, and attorneys in the subjects of depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, eating disorders, personality disorders, malingering, and psychiatric pharmacology. Additionally, Dr. Cooke is an attending physician on the adult inpatient psychiatry unit at UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital where he supervises third-year medical students and psychiatry residents.


Fellowship - Forensic Psychiatry
Yale University

Residency - Psychiatry
University of Maryland

Medical Degree
Saint Louis University

Board Certification

  • Forensic Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology