A diplomat of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Cooper specializes in the latest brain and spine surgery techniques. He offers experience, state-of-the-art medical care, personal contact from consultation to recovery and peace of mind for patients and their families at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Cooper's approach is to combine the least invasive with the most effective proven treatment available, specifically tailored for each patient

After completing his undergraduate education at the University of California at Berkeley, Dr. Cooper earned his medical degree from University of Health Sciences, Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Illinois. His post- graduate training included a general surgery internship at the University of Southern California Medical Center (USC), and a five-year neurosurgery fellowship in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Cooper's hospital appointments have included:
  • Chief of Neurological Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center

  • Clinical Chief of Neurological Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center

  • Co-founding director, Institute of Spinal Disorders, Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Professional memberships include:

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons

In his free time, Dr. Cooper is an avid mountain biker, skier and equestrian.