Dr. W. Donald Cooke MD is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, he did a residency in Internal Medicine at UNM Hospital, and completed fellowship training in allergy and immunology at the State University of New York in Stony Brook, NY. Dr. Cooke did basic research in clinical immunology as well as patient care at the Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, Pennsylvania, before moving to Durango in 1995. He is now doing clinical work in pediatric and adult allergy, asthma and clinical immunology.
Wendy Craig MA trained as a medical assistant at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and joined Dr. Cooke in 1995. Wendy runs the immunotherapy (allergy shot) clinic and has 23 years of experience in allergy care.
Patti Else joined the practice as our front office person in 2013. Patti has been in Durango since 1991 and has years of experience in the medical field.
Liz Carrington RN joined our group in January 2019. She is a graduate of Colorado College and did her nursing training in Flagstaff. She has worked in a number of healthcare settings, most recently in cardiology before joining our practice.