H. John Cooper, MD

Hip & Knee Reconstruction, Orthopedic Surgery
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Dr. John Cooper is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in adult reconstructive surgery, with a focus on primary and revision hip and knee joint replacement, hip preservation surgery, and hip and knee arthroscopy. He is skilled in minimally invasive total joint arthroplasty, including anterior approach hip replacement, as well as advanced techniques in managing complications of failed or painful hip and knee replacements.

Dr. Cooper has published numerous articles and book chapters on clinical outcomes and complications of hip and knee replacements. Topics include: diagnosis and management of periprosthetic joint infection, implant loosening, bearing surface wear and osteolysis as well as periprosthetic fractures. He is considered an expert on corrosion at modular junctions in total hip arthroplasty and the body’s reaction to metal wear debris. He has been an invited speaker on these and other topics at national and international orthopedic meetings.

Originally from South Carolina, Dr. Cooper graduated summa cum laude from Duke University with a degree in mechanical engineering and materials science and a second major in biological anthropology and anatomy. He completed his medical education in New York at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and his orthopedic residency at Lenox Hill Hospital.

Dr. Cooper completed his fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at the renowned Rush University Medical Center / DuPage Hospital combined program in Chicago.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Adult Hip Arthritis
  • Anterior Approach Hip Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Hip Surgery
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Problem
  • Hip Reconstruction
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Arthroplasty
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Ligament Sparing Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Reconstructive Joint Surgery
  • Revision of Joint Replacement
  • Total Hip Revision
  • Total Joint Reconstruction
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Unicondylar Knee Replacement

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Male

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590 5th Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10036
155 White Plains Road
Suite 100 West Wing
Tarrytown, NY 10591
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Columbia University Employee Plan

Workers Compensation

  • Workers Comp-ACS Dept. of Labor

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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