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Dan M Cooper, MD




Board Certified:
Pediatrics, Pulmonary

Research Focus:
Exercise and physical activity


Dr. Cooper is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital

CHOC Children's Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Building: CHOC Clinic
Orange, California 92868
phone: 888-770-2462
fax: 855-246-2329
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UC Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Drive, Bldg 25
2nd Fl
Orange, CA 92868
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Physician / Researcher Bio

Dan M. Cooper, M.D. is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology. He completed medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, and Pediatric Residency at New York University-Bellevue Medical Center. He went on to his postdoctoral Fellowship Training in Pediatric Pulmonology at Babies Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Dr. Cooper is a Professor of Pediatrics and Biomedical Engineering and Associate Dean for Clinical Translational Sciences at the UCI School of Medicine. He serves as the Director of the UCI Institute for Clinical and Translational Science and the Pediatric Exercise Research Center.


  • Medical School
    University of California, San Francisco
  • Pediatrics Residency
    NYU/Bellevue, New York
  • Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship
    Babies Hospital, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY


Dr. Cooper's research is focused on how exercise and physical activity can be used to benefit children with chronic conditions like asthma, cystic fibrosis, obesity, heart disease, and metabolic syndromes like diabetes.

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pulmonary

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CHOC Children's is affiliated with the UC Irvine School of Medicine