Tom Cooper, MD

Senior Advisor

Tom 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 Envision Healthcare), 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.

Tom has represented Frazier on the Boards of Alteon Health, TridentUSA, and Elements Behavioral Health. He was Chairman of Hanger, Inc., and served as lead director on both the Board of IPC, the Hospitalist Group, and Kindred, Inc. He also served on the board of Community Health Systems, Inc. and was the Chairman of its Physician Advisory Council. He was 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.


Indiana University (MD)
DePauw University (BA)

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