Dr. James Cooper MD Internist

Dr. James Cooper is an internist in Washington, District of Columbia and is affiliated with George Washington University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 52 years. Dr. Cooper accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 103 doctors at George Washington University Hospital who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Interests: Geriatrics, Palliative Care

Education & Medical Training

George Washington University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1966–1967

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1965–1966

George Washington University
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1967–1968

Harvard Medical School
Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine, 1985–1986

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1962–1963

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 1962

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Geriatric Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

VA State Medical License

DC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Hartford Scholar in Geriatrics, Hartford Foundation

Publications & Presentations

National trends in emergency department use, care patterns, and quality of care of older adults in the United States.
Pines, J. M.,Mullins, P. M.,Cooper, J. K.,Feng, L. B.,Roth, K. E.

Disabling low back pain and depressive symptoms in the community-dwelling elderly: a prospective study.
Meyer T, Cooper J, Raspe H 2007 10 1

Depressive symptoms in older people predict nursing home admission.
Harris Y, Cooper JK 2006 4

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Arizona BlueAlliance Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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