Tom Cooper, M.D.

Senior Advisor

Dr. Cooper provides Frazier’s Growth Buyout team expertise in healthcare delivery systems.

Dr. Cooper is a nationally recognized healthcare entrepreneur who has used his medical training and business acumen to found several leading healthcare companies, including Spectrum Emergency Care, a national emergency physician company (acquired by Laidlaw, now a part of EmCare), Correctional Medical Services (Corizon), the largest correctional facility healthcare company in the U.S., MobileX USA, the largest provider of X-Ray/EKG to nursing homes (acquired by Integrated Health Services) (now TridentUSA), and Vericare, the largest provider of mental health services to patients in long term care facilities.

Dr. Cooper has served on the boards of TridentUSA Health Services (acquired by Formation Capital) and Elements Behavioral Health, both Frazier portfolio companies. He is Chairman of Hanger, Inc., a board member of Kindred, Inc., and served on the board of IPC, the Hospitalist Group, and Community Health Systems, Inc. He is an adjunct professor at The Columbia Business School, where he taught courses on entrepreneurship for four years and continues to lecture at several MBA programs on healthcare entrepreneurship.

Education

Indiana University (M.D.)
DePauw University (B.A.)