Erlanger Names Dr. Steven Cooper Medical Director Of Community Health Centers
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Dr. Steven Cooper has been named medical director of Erlanger Community Health Centers. In his new role, Dr. Cooper will oversee clinical management of Southside, Dodson Avenue and Premier Health Community Health Centers.
Dr. Cooper is a board-certified family medicine physician. Prior to his new appointment, Dr. Cooper served as chief of staff at Dekalb Hospital in Smithville, Tn. for 19 years. He also worked as a hospitalist with St. Thomas Dekalb Hospital for two of those years.
“We’re very excited to welcome Dr. Cooper to our team,” said Erlanger Community Health Centers CEO Angel Moore. “The community health centers play a special role when it comes to healthcare access in our area.
We believe Dr. Cooper will do amazing work to ensure the best possible care for our patients.”
Dr. Cooper is a Chattanooga native who graduated as salutatorian from Baylor School in 1989. After earning his bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University, he attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. Dr. Cooper completed both his family medicine internship and residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas.