On December 10, we are joined by Dr. Bill Cooper of BayCare Medical Group to discuss orthopedic health and wellness.
Dr. William Cooper is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with BayCare Medical Group, serving the Trinity, Florida area.
Dr. Cooper completed his undergraduate degree in biology from Excelsior College in Albany, New York. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He continued his medical education by completing a surgical internship, followed by an orthopedic surgical residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.
Dr. Cooper provides compassionate, evidence-based orthopedic care to patients of all ages. As a veteran of the United States Army and United States Navy, Dr. Cooper’s military background gave him significant experience and skill in managing complex orthopedic sports injuries, joint reconstruction, and orthopedic trauma. Dr. Cooper performs numerous surgical procedures that include both robotic and traditional hip and knee replacements, with a particular focus on minimally invasive anterior hip and partial knee replacements. He is also proficient in arthroscopic management of knee and shoulder injuries, such as ligament reconstruction, rotator cuff repair and shoulder stabilization. Dr. Cooper has notable experience in operative and nonoperative fracture management. He also treats various hand conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger fingers. He is affiliated with Morton Plant North Bay Hospital.