Barry M. McCook, M.D.

Barry M. McCook M.D.

Emeritus Associate Professor

Department: Department of Radiology
Business Phone: (904) 244-4404
Business Email:

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology

Clinical Profile

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Clinical Special Interests: Nuclear medicine; PET/CT; oncologic imaging


Whole-Body versus Routine Skull Base to Mid-thigh 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/ Computed Tomography in Patients with Malignant Melanoma.
Journal of clinical imaging science.10():47-[DOI] 10.25259/JCIS_93_2020.[PMID] 32874752.
Importance of baseline PET/CT imaging on radiation field design and relapse rates in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma.
Advances in radiation oncology.2(2):197-203[DOI] 10.1016/j.adro.2017.01.006.[PMID] 28740932.
A Phase 2 Trial of Concurrent Chemotherapy and Proton Therapy for Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Results and Reflections Following Early Closure of a Single-Institution Study.
International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.95(1):517-522[DOI] 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.11.004.[PMID] 26774428.
Unexpected Bone Metastases from Thyroid Cancer.
Case reports in endocrinology.2015():434732-[DOI] 10.1155/2015/434732.[PMID] 26236512.
Serendipitous detection of urothelial carcinoma with F-18 FDG PET/CT: usefulness of low intensity PET window setting in areas of high physiologic FDG distribution.
Clinical nuclear medicine.34(1):53-4[DOI] 10.1097/RLU.0b013e31818f4431.[PMID] 19092390.
18F-FDG PET/CT in patients with suspected recurrent or metastatic well-differentiated thyroid cancer.
Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine.48(2):221-6[DOI] .[PMID] 17268018.
Acute intramural hematoma of the aorta as a cause of positive FDG PET/CT.
Clinical nuclear medicine.32(9):729-31[DOI] .[PMID] 17710030.
Acute intramural hematoma of the aorta as a cause of positive fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.134(2):520-1[DOI] .[PMID] 17662807.
PET/CT Protocols and Artifacts in the Head and Neck.
PET clinics.2(4):433-43[DOI] 10.1016/j.cpet.2008.06.002.[PMID] 27158105.
Aerosol deposition of lipid complex amphotericin-B (Abelcet) in lung transplant recipients.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.6(11):2765-73[DOI] .[PMID] 17049064.
Positron emission tomography/computed tomography: protocol issues and options.
Seminars in nuclear medicine.36(2):157-68[DOI] .[PMID] 16517237.
90Y microsphere treatment of unresectable liver metastases: changes in 18F-FDG uptake and tumour size on PET/CT.
European journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.32(7):778-87[DOI] .[PMID] 15772860.
Combined PET-CT in the head and neck: part 1. Physiologic, altered physiologic, and artifactual FDG uptake.
Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc.25(4):897-912[DOI] .[PMID] 16009814.
Controversial ectopic thyroid: a case report of thyroid tissue in the axilla and benign total thyroidectomy.
Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association.15(9):1095-7[DOI] .[PMID] 16187921.
FDG PET CT assessment of treatment response after yttrium-90 ibritumomab tiuxetan radioimmunotherapy.
Clinical nuclear medicine.30(8):564-8[DOI] .[PMID] 16024958.
Full-dose 90Y ibritumomab tiuxetan therapy is safe in patients with prior myeloablative chemotherapy.
Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.11(19 Pt 2):7146s-7150s[DOI] .[PMID] 16203814.
Indium-111 pentetreotide imaging of carcinoid tumor of the thymus.
Clinical nuclear medicine.30(4):218-21[DOI] .[PMID] 15764874.
Role of 18FFDG PET/CT in the treatment of head and neck cancers: posttherapy evaluation and pitfalls.
AJR. American journal of roentgenology.184(2):589-97[DOI] .[PMID] 15671385.
Role of 18FFDG PET/CT in the treatment of head and neck cancers: principles, technique, normal distribution, and initial staging.
AJR. American journal of roentgenology.184(2):579-87[DOI] .[PMID] 15671384.
Sequential FDG PET/CT in 90Y microsphere treatment of unresectable colorectal liver metastases.
European journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.32(6):723-[DOI] .[PMID] 15599525.
The use of combined PET/CT for localizing recurrent head and neck cancer: the Pittsburgh experience.
Ear, nose, & throat journal.84(2):104, 106, 108-10[DOI] .[PMID] 15794547.
An introduction to PET-CT imaging.
Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc.24(2):523-43[DOI] .[PMID] 15026598.
Diffuse bone marrow uptake on whole-body F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in a patient taking recombinant erythropoietin.
Clinical nuclear medicine.29(3):161-3[DOI] .[PMID] 15162984.
Single-detector helical CT in PET-CT: assessment of image quality.
AJR. American journal of roentgenology.182(6):1571-7[DOI] .[PMID] 15150012.
Combined positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging of recurrent thyroid cancer.
Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.128(2):178-84[DOI] .[PMID] 12601311.
Prevalence effect in a laboratory environment.
Radiology.228(1):10-4[DOI] .[PMID] 12832568.
Physiologic uterine uptake of FDG during menstruation demonstrated with serial combined positron emission tomography and computed tomography.
Clinical nuclear medicine.27(1):22-4[DOI] .[PMID] 11805479.
Staging lung carcinoma with a Tc-99m labeled monoclonal antibody.
Clinical nuclear medicine.17(6):431-8[DOI] .[PMID] 1319860.
Multimodality imaging of the thyroid gland.
Bailliere's clinical endocrinology and metabolism.3(1):89-119[DOI] .[PMID] 2679526.
Primary extraosseous osteogenic sarcoma of the mediastinum: clinical, pathologic, and radiologic correlation.
Southern medical journal.81(10):1317-9[DOI] .[PMID] 3051436.

Office Information

Academic Office
2nd Floor, Clinical Center
655 West 8th Street, C90
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-4404


Medical Degree
1984 · University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA
Diagnostic Radiology Residency
1988 · Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
Nuclear Radiology Fellowship
1989 · Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA