Originally from South Carolina, Dr. Cooper graduated summa cum laude from Duke University with a degree in mechanical engineering and materials science. He completed his medical education at Columbia University's College of Physicians & Surgeons, his orthopedic residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, and his fellowship in adult hip and knee reconstruction at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Dr. Cooper currently works as an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City. He has considerable experience in direct anterior hip arthroplasty, advanced techniques in knee arthroplasty, and complex primary and revision joint replacement.
Dr. Cooper is a well-respected clinician, educator, and researcher. He has published over 90 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on clinical outcomes and complications of hip and knee replacements and has been an invited and awarded speaker on these topics at national and international orthopedic meetings.