Paul Stuart Cooper, MD Paul Stuart Cooper, MD

Paul Stuart Cooper, MD

About

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 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 a Sport Medicine Fellowship at Hershey Medical Center and his Foot and Ankle Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati.
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Credentials

Board Certification
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Education
  • Fellowship Program Milton Hospital - 1991
  • Medical School Sidney Kimmel Medical College - 1986
  • Residency Program MedStar Union Memorial Hospital at Baltimore - 1991

Locations

3800 Reservoir Road Northwest Washington, DC, 20007
Phone: 202-444-8766

Videos

Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery: Ask Dr. Paul Cooper

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Relieving Foot Pain with Synthetic Cartilage

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Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - OneNet PPO, Inc.
  • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, INC. (PHCS) - Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
  • CAREFIRST - Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: Indemnity
  • FIRST HEALTH (NOW COVENTRY) - FIRST HEALTH
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - POS OA & OA Plus
  • TRICARE - Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
  • AETNA - Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - First Health PPO
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA Indemnity
  • TRICARE - Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
  • MEDSTAR SELECT - MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
  • MEDSTAR FAMILY CHOICE - MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
  • AETNA - Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA POS/Network POS
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Choice Plus
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - Choice Fund PPO
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
  • MEDSTAR MEDICARE CHOICE - MedStar Medicare Choice
  • AETNA - Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - M.D. IPA (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: POS Plus
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: PPO
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
  • AETNA - Open POS II
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Student Resources
  • CAREFIRST - HealthyBlue PPO
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
  • AETNA - Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
  • TRICARE - Tricare Prime
  • AETNA - Open EPO Plus
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
  • AETNA - Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
  • TRICARE - Tricare Standard
  • AETNA - Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
  • AETNA - Aetna USAccess (POS)