David Stephen Cooper, M.D.

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  • Director, Thyroid Clinic
  • Professor of Medicine


Diagnostic Radiology, Hyperthyroidism, Thyroid and Parathyroid, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Diseases, Thyroid Eye Disease, Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy, Thyroid Masses, Thyroid Nodules, Thyroid Tumors ...read more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 410-955-9270
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-4926

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 410-955-9270
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion III, Suite 2500
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-502-4926 | Fax: 410-367-2042


David S. Cooper is currently Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Professor of International Health at the Bloomberg Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He serves as an Editor-In-Chief for Endocrinology for Up-to-Date, as a Contributing Editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), and as the Deputy Editor of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is the Chair of the Subspecialty Board for Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism of the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Cooper is the past President the American Thyroid Association, and the recipient of the American Thyroid Association Distinguished Service Award.

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  • Director, Thyroid Clinic
  • Professor of Medicine

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  • MD; Tufts University School of Medicine (1973)


  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital (1976)


  • Massachusetts General Hospital (1978)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology and Metabolism) (1979)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (1976)

Activities & Honors


  • Samuel P. Asper Award for Excellence in the Practice of Internal Medicine, American College of Physicians, Maryland Chapter, 2006
  • Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2007
  • Selected by Baltimore Magazine as one of the best doctors in Baltimore, 2008
  • Recipient of the Distinction in Clinical Endocrinology Award, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 2009
  • Paul Starr Award, American Thyroid Association, 2011
  • Outstanding Scholarly Physician, The Endocrine Society, 2016
  • Best Doctors in America, 2007-2021
  • Best Doctors in Baltimore, Baltimore Magazine, 2021

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