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David Stephen Cooper, M.D.

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Director, Thyroid Clinic

Professor of Medicine


Expertise: Diagnostic Radiology, Hyperthyroidism, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Diseases, Thyroid Eye Disease, Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy, Thyroid Masses, Thyroid Nodules, Thyroid Parathyroid, Thyroid Tumors more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)


1800 Orleans St. Sheikh Zayed Tower Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Phone: 410-502-4926

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station


10751 Falls Road Falls Concourse Suite 408 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. more


  • Director, Thyroid Clinic
  • Professor of Medicine

Centers & Institutes



  • 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


  • Selected by Baltimore Magazine as one of the best doctors in Baltimore, 2005
  • Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2005
  • 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

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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