Joseph Cooper


Dr. Joseph Cooper is a senior consultant with The Greeley Company, Inc., in Danvers, MA. He is a physician leader who brings more than 25 years of experience in medical staff functions and affairs to his work with physicians, hospitals, and healthcare organizations across the country.

For the past ten years, Dr. Cooper has worked with The Greeley Company, consulting with hospitals and medical staffs nationwide in the areas of medical staff organizational functions; medical staff and board governance;  bylaws and relationships; peer review, FPPE/OPPE; credentialing and privileging;  practitioner conflict and alignment; behavioral issues; and medical staff leadership education.

For the past three years, Dr. Cooper has been working with the Center for Transformation & Innovation, facilitating leadership development programs on leading productive teams and meetings.

Dr. Cooper is a practicing board-certified ophthalmologist and has been a member of the medical staff of Marietta (OH) Memorial Hospital for more than 25 years. He has held numerous medical staff positions including department chair, credentials chair, and president of the medical staff. He has also served as a hospital board trustee and chaired the board quality council.

Dr. Cooper is the author of The Greeley Guide to Medical Staff Bylaws, Second Edition (2008).

Dr. Cooper holds a BS and MS from Bucknell University and received his MD from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. He completed his ophthalmology residency training at Geisinger Health System in Danville, PA.