M. Brett Cooper, MD $$

Adolescent Medicine Specialist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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M. Brett Cooper, M.D., M.Ed., is an adolescent medicine provider at Children's Health℠ and an Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in adolescent and young adult medicine (ages 11–25), including puberty consultations, LGBTQ health, menstrual management, anxiety and depression treatment, sexually transmitted infection (STI) care, reproductive health care, and HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Dr. Cooper earned his medical degree at Wright State University and completed a residency in general pediatrics at the University of Toledo. He received advanced training in adolescent medicine through a fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. He also holds a Master of Education degree in curriculum and instruction for health care professionals from the University of Houston.

Dr. Cooper is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both general pediatrics and adolescent medicine.


Education and Training

Medical School
Wright State University School of Medicine (2011)
University of Toledo (2015), Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine Houston (2018), Adolescent Medicine
Post-graduate School
University of Houston at Victoria (2019)
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Adolescent Medicine
  • Research Interests

    • LBGTQ health
    • Medical Education
  • Publications

    • HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Medication for Adolescents and Young Adults: A Position Paper of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine 2018 Oct 63 4 513-516
    • Incorporating LGBT Health in an Undergraduate Medical Education Curriculum Through the Construct of Social Determinants of Health. Cooper MB, Chacko M, Christner J MedEdPORTAL 2018 Dec 14 10781
    • Scrotal Masses. In Rudolph's Pediatrics, 23rd Edition, Kline MW, Blaney SM, Giardino AP, Oange JS, Penny DJ, Schutze GE, Shekerdemian LS, eds. Cooper MB, Chacko MR (2018). New York, NY, McGraw-Hill Education
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • American Medical Association
    • GLMA
    • Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
    • Texas Medical Association
    • Texas Pediatric Society
  • Awards and Honors

    • D Magazine Best Doctor 2022

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