Doctor Percival "Perry" Cox is a doctor at Sacred Heart in Scrubs played by John C. McGinley. Dr. Cox keeps a rough exterior and is very sarcastic even though he's always making his decisions to best help patients.
J.D. always looks up to Cox as a mentor but he preetends to hate J.D., even though he deep down things he's a good doctor. He is an avid sports nut and frequently is seen wearing a Detroit Red Wings jersey.
He was the interim Chief of Medicine after Dr. Kelso retired and before Dr. Maddox took over. He is expected to take back over this season.
Honestly, I haven't been this happy since Christmas when I was seven years old and my father showed me how to make a snow angel. Actually, he was passed out drunk in the yard... But I did take his arms and his legs and move them back and forth... And... the paramedics said it was one of the finest snow angels that they'd ever seen. So, maybe the fact that I am the kinder, gentler Cox is every last bit of okay. Maybe it's a... a natural progression. It's not like there's any real ramifications... right?Dr. Cox
Elliot: Dr. Cox! Um, Mr. Tillman is my patient, too, you know.
Dr. Cox: He is?
Elliot: Yeah, I was in the room with you this morning, remember?
Dr. Cox: Uhhh, no.
Elliot: Well, I was. Anyway, um, I-if you want, I could talk to his wife, because I... just really enjoy that kind of stuff.
Dr. Cox: Wait a minute: Are you actually saying you enjoy telling people their spouses are going to die?
Elliot: ...Yep! I mean, I know that-that sounds a little bit weird, but I-I-I-I just really like being there for people; it's... kind of why I became a doctor in the first place.
Dr. Cox: Well, it's nice to know where the magic began