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Dr. Cooper's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Cooper "Dr. Paul S. Cooper is a board-certified orthopaedist specializing in the treatment of all conditions of the foot and ankle. Specifically, Dr. Cooper's focus has been in the development of new technology and procedures for the reconstruction of ankle disorders, diabetic complications and failed foot surgeries. He has served as the director of the Foot and Ankle Center for the past 12 years. Dr. Cooper fulfills his academic role as an associate professor of Orthopaedic Surgery. Other activities include serving as a board member on various committees of the American Association of Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Having authored several book chapters and over 50 articles, Dr. Cooper remains actively involved on a national and international level giving lectures and seminars to other surgeons. Dr. Cooper was Phi Beta Kappa and graduated magna cum laude from Dickenson College. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College and completed his orthopaedic training at Union Memorial Hospital. Following his orthopaedic residency training, he completed his Sport Medicine Fellowship at Hershey Medical Center and his Foot and Ankle Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati. Recently, he served as the team physician to numerous professional athletic teams and as a foot and ankle consultant to the University of Connecticut's Athletic Department."
Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis of the Ankle
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Foot
Arthritis of the Midfoot
Arthritis of the Toe
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Difficulty With Walking
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Ankle Fracture Repair
Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
Reconstructive Foot Surgery
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Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
Medical School | Graduated 1986
Union Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
Union Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
Hershey Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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