Dr. Zara R Cooper MD Surgeon

Dr. Zara Cooper is a surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. She received her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. She is one of 37 doctors at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and one of 142 at Brigham and Women's Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Education & Medical Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 2003–2007

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Conversations about Treatment Preferences before High-Risk Surgery: A Pilot Study in the Preoperative Testing Center.
Cooper, Z.,Corso, K.,Bernacki, R.,Bader, A.,Gawande, A.,Block, S.

Pitfalls in Communication That Lead to Nonbeneficial Emergency Surgery in Elderly Patients With Serious Illness: Description of the Problem and Elements of a Solution.
Cooper, Z.,Courtwright, A.,Karlage, A.,Gawande, A.,Block, S.

Augmenting Communication and Decision Making in the Intensive Care Unit with a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Video Decision Support Tool: A Temporal Intervention Study.
McCannon, J. B., O'Donnell, W. J., Thompson, B. T., El-Jawahri, A., Chang, Y., Ananian, L., Bajwa, E. K., Currier, P. F., Parikh, M., Temel, J. S., Cooper, Z., Wiener, R. S., Volandes, A.

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