Dr. Cooper received his medical degree from Cebu Doctors' University College of Medicine, in the Philippines in 2009. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center from 2012-2015 after doing a 1-year General Surgery Residency from 2011-2012. He completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship at University of Kentucky from 2015-2018, where he was also chief fellow. He subsequently pursued an additional 1-year advanced therapeutic endoscopic fellowship training at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine in affiliation with Tufts University. During his residency and fellowship training he was involved in multiple publications research articles. Other educational achievements include a Master of Health Administration at Seton Hall University and a PhD in Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Cooper is a gastroenterology and advanced endoscopist with specialized expertise in pancreatic and biliary diseases. In addition to general endoscopy procedures, he also performs a full range of advanced endoscopic procedures such as ERCP, cholangioscopy, pancreatoscopy, ampullectomy, electro-hydraulic lithotripsy, Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) with or without fine needle aspiration and biopsy (FNA/FNB), celiac plexus block, pancreatic pseudocyst drainage, Barrett's esophagus treatment with radiofrequency ablation (RFA), endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), enteral luminal stents and colonic polypectomy with EMR.