“It is such a privilege to practice family medicine. I enjoy spending time with and getting to know my patients, as well as the challenge of helping, encouraging, inspiring, and supporting them through the cycles of life.”

Board Certification

  • Family Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Mind-Body Medicine
  • Pediatrics


Internship and Residency

Fairfax Family Practice – Virginia Commonwealth University
Family Medicine
Academic Chief Resident
Fairfax, VA
1996 and 1998

Medical School

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Undergraduate School

Brandeis University
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Minor in Philosophy
Magna Cum Laude
Waltham, MA

Hospital Affiliated With

Reston Hospital

Professional Associations

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AΩA)

Phi Beta Kappa Society (ΦΒΚ)

Academic Appointment

Fairfax Family Practice Center
Academic Chief Resident

Personal Interests

Dr. Cooper likes to golf, travel, and meditate.

Office Hours

His office hours are Monday through Friday 7:15 am to 4:00 pm.


Dr. Cooper has practiced family medicine with Herndon Family Medicine since completing his residency in 1998. He graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Brandeis University. Dr. Cooper was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha honorary medical society during his 3rd year of medical school at the University of Maryland. He graduated cum laude from medical school. Dr. Cooper is also proud to have served as Academic Chief Resident during his final year of residency with Fairfax Family Practice. Dr. Cooper lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and two sons. Although he no longer chases his sons (they are now way too fast), he enjoys spending time with them as they continue to grow and amaze their parents.