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H. John Cooper, MD Profile

Academic and Clinical Appointments

2012 – present

  • Assistant Attending, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY

2011 – 2012

  • Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

2011 – 2012

  • Adjunct Attending (House Staff), Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

Professional Society Memberships

Lifetime Member

  • International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty (ISTA)

2013 – present

  • Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY)

2012 – present

  • New York County Medical Society (NYCMS)

2012 – present

  • American Association for Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)

2011 – present

  • American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) – Emerging Leader’s Program)

2008 – present

  • New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (NYSSOS)

2006 – present

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Professional Training

Supplemental Training

Jul 2013

  • Visiting Surgeon Training Program (Clermont Ferrand, France)
    Professeur Stéphane Boisgard, MD PhD, Hópital Gabriel Montpied

Fellowship

2011 – 2012

  • Rush University Medical Center / Central DuPage Hospital (Chicago IL)
    Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery
    Program Director: Craig J. Della Valle, MD
    Chairman: Joshua J. Jacobs, MD

Residency

2006 – 2011

  • Lenox Hill Hospital (New York, NY)
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Chairman / Program Director: Elliott B. Hershman, MD (2008 – 2011)
    Chairman / Program Director: Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD (2006 – 2008)
    Visiting Rotations:
    Children’s Hospital Boston (Boston, MA)
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York, NY)
    R.A. Cowley Shock Trauma Center (Baltimore, MD)

Education

Medical

2002 – 2006

  • Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Degree: M.D.

Undergraduate

1998 – 2002

  • Duke University, Pratt School of Engineering
    Degree: B.S.E. (Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science)
    Second Major: Biological Anthropology and Anatomy

Secondary

1996 – 1998

  • South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics

Honors and Awards

Professional

2013

  • 1st Place E-Poster Award (International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty)
    Awarded for the best overall of 372 electronic poster presentations at the
    society’s Annual Congress; professional person category.

2013

  • ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting Award Finalist, Munich Germany
    Awarded to the top eight papers at the annual meeting of the International
    Society for Hip Arthroscopy.

2012

  • Honorary Lifetime Member (International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty)

2008

  • Hap Paul Award (International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty)
    Awarded for the best paper on new developments in the field of
    arthroplasty at the society’s Annual Congress.

Residency and Fellowship

2010

  • Chief Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital

2010

  • AOA / OREF Resident Leadership Forum (San Diego)
    Acknowledges residents as young orthopaedic leaders by recognizing their
    accomplishments to date and giving them an opportunity to develop their
    leadership skills

2009

  • Third Place, Poster Contest (NY State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons)
    Eighth Annual Symposium (New York, NY)

2008

  • Second Place, Poster Contest (NY State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons)
    Seventh Annual Symposium (New York, NY)

2008

  • AAOS / OREF / ORS Clinician Scientist Development Program (Quebec City)
    Annual program acknowledging up to 15 residents, fellows, and junior faculty
    who have the potential/desire to become orthopaedic clinician scientists

2008

  • AOA / OREF / Zimmer Resident Leadership Forum (Quebec City)
    Acknowledges residents as young orthopaedic leaders by recognizing their
    accomplishments to date and giving them an opportunity to develop their
    leadership skills

2008

  • Best Resident Paper Presentation (Lenox Hill Hospital Research Day)
    Fourteenth Annual Orthopaedic Alumni Day Symposium

2006

  • Second Place, Poster Contest (NY State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons)
    Fifth Annual Symposium (New York, NY)

2006

  • Honorable Mention Paper Presentation (Lenox Hill Hospital Research Day)
    Twelfth Annual Orthopaedic Alumni Day Symposium

Undergraduate and Medical School

2003

  • NIH Summer Research Fellow, Columbia University
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

2002

  • Summa Cum Laude, Duke University
    Awarded to students with a GPA in the highest 5% of the graduation glass

2002

  • Faculty Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Duke University
    Presented annually in recognition of academic excellence to the graduating
    mechanical engineering senior who has attained the highest level of
    scholastic achievement

2002

  • Student Service Award, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
    Established in 1978, given to two graduating seniors who, by contributions
    of time, effort, and spirit, have significantly benefited the community of the
    School of Engineering

2001

  • President, Student Government
    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University

2001

  • NSF Summer Research Fellow, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
    Musculoskeletal Research Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

2000

  • Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society
    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University

1998

  • Angier B. Duke Scholar
    Duke University’s premier four-year academic full-tuition scholarship
    program, awarded annually to fifteen outstanding incoming students who
    show promise of being intellectual leaders

Editorial Activities

2014

  • Guest Reviewer, BMC Clinical Pathology

2014

  • Guest Reviewer, World Journal of Orthopedics

2013 – present

  • Consultant Reviewer, Journal of Arthroplasty

2013

  • Guest Reviewer, Alexandria Journal of Medicine

2011

  • Guest Reviewer, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

2011

  • Guest Reviewer, The Physician and Sports Medicine

Committees

2013 – present

  • Multimedia Education Center Committee,
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

2013 – present

  • Institutional Review Board, North Shore-LIJ Health System

2013 – present

  • AAHKS Annual Meeting Abstract Review Committee

2012 – 2013

  • Resident Advisory Board, The American Journal of Orthopaedics

2007 – 2011

  • Residency Liaison, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Industry Consulting

2014 – present

  • Consultant, Zimmer, Inc.

2014 – present

  • Consultant, Medacta USA, Inc.

2012 – present

  • Consultant, Smith & Nephew, Inc.
  • American Acadamey Of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • AAKHS
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • NYOH
  • Badges Ortho
  • Columbia Doctors