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Dr. Cooper specializes in athletic injuries, specifically arthroscopic and reconstructive knee and shoulder surgery.


Dr. Cooper’s practice is located at the Carrell Clinic (Est. 1921), which is a renowned referral center for complex orthopedic cases. Dr. Cooper is the head team physician for the Dallas Cowboys football team and a widely recognized expert in sport injuries. You can click here to jump to Dr. Cooper’s profile page or click here to jump to the Carrell Clinic’s profile page. If you have any questions of basic information, be sure to check the Patient Information section and our Contact page.

Patient Education Animations

Dr. Cooper was honored to be the recipient of the 2013 Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award. The award is given each year by the NFL Athletic Trainers Association to the person they consider to be the most outstanding NFL team physician in the league. Read More ->

Dr. Cooper is proud to be part of the research team that won the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine prestigious 2014 O’Donoghue Award for the best clinical research paper in sports medicine. Read More ->