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Joe Cooper, MD, QME

Orthopedic Surgery

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Joe Cooper, MD, QME is a licensed Orthopedic Surgeon who is available for PQMEs, AMEs or Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) at several locations throughout California.


Dr. Cooper, MD, received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Washington University, St. Louis, and his medical degree from University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine. His residency was completed at Keck School of Medicine at University of California (USC) in Los Angeles, and a fellowship at Steadman-Philippon Research Institute, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, in Vale, CO., where he held a faculty appointment in the Athletic Trainer Fellowship Program.

Dr. Cooper is a fellow member with both the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. He currently is the staff orthopedic surgeon at DOCS Spine + Orthopedics and is the team physician for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard teams. Dr. Cooper is highly specialized in orthopedic care for fractures, shoulder instabilities, knee ligament injuries, hip pain, rotor cuff injuries, and sports medicine and injuries.

Mr. Cooper holds medical licenses in California and Colorado.