Joel Cooper, DO

Joel Cooper, DO is a board certified family physician in the Phoenix, AZ area, a professional medical writer/reporter and photographer. Dr Cooper has 40 years of writing experience to his credit. His work has been published in a wide variety of media, reaching both health care consumers and physicians. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Denver. He graduated originally with a BA in mass communications and psychology from DU, then returned years later to his alma mater to complete his pre-med studies. He obtained his medical degree from Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ. He completed his internship and residency in family medicine at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland, KY. Dr Cooper has worked in both family practice and urgent care since graduating from his residency in May 2010. His outside interests include music, songwriting, and fine coffee.

Most Recent Articles by Joel Cooper, DO

Don't Listen to the Burnout "Experts" — What Worked for Me

Don't Listen to the Burnout "Experts" — What Worked for Me

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I'm sure you already know the usual burnout-prevention protocols offered in self-help articles — but they may not work for you!

Meaningful Healthcare Reform Efforts: Dead on Arrival

Meaningful Healthcare Reform Efforts: Dead on Arrival

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Healthcare reform must be based on common sense and shared responsibility — not on more layers of administrative burden.

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