Daniel R. Cooperman MD
Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Daniel R. Cooperman is a Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in the treatment of children with developmental and congenital abnormalities like cerebral palsy, myelodysplasia, foot problems, and dislocated hips. He also specializes in ambulatory childhood afflications like in-toeing and Perthes Disease. He has extensive experience treating children who have been the victims of trauma.
He was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and his MD from the University of Chicago Medical School. He did a one year research fellowship at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden on the adult consequences of childhood hip disorders. He also did a one year fellowship in clinical Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at the Newington Childrens Hospital in Newington Connecticut.
He has served as the Director of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Chicago. He has also served as the Director of the Pediatric Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Clinic at the Rainbow Babies and Childrens Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Most recently, he was the Interim Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as well as the Director of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at the MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
His research interests mirror his clinical interests.
Education & Training
- Dartmouth College (1969)
- University of Chicago (1974)
- University of Chicago Hospitals & Clinics, General Surgery (1974 - 1975)
- Karolinksa Institutet, Pediatric Hip Disease (1977 - 1979)
- University of Chicago Hospitals & Clinics, Orthopaedic Surgery (1976 - 1980)
- Newington Children's Hospital, Pediatric Orthopaedics (1981 - 1982)
- Board Certification
- Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certified (1981)