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Rubin S. Cooper, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A. – Top Doctor

Hollis, NY – Rubin S. Cooper, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A., is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Achiever in the field of Cardiology as the Chief of Pediatric Cardiology and the Director of Pediatric Cardiac Service Line at Cohen Children’s Medical Center and Professor of Pediatrics at Zucker Hofstra School of Medicine.

A part of Northwell Health System, Cohen Children’s Medical Center renders excellent pediatric care for kids and young adults ages one week and older. They have a wide array of services, including cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, intensive care, and emergency medicine. Dr. Cooper has served ten years at Cohen Children’s Medical Center and Zucker Hofstra School of Medicine, offering consulting services at Northwell’s Lenoxhill for nine years.

A Brooklyn native, Dr. Cooper has over four decades of experience as a pediatric cardiologist. His primary research interests include Kawasaki disease, tele cardiology and tele medicine, and endothelial function in hyperlipidemia and obesity. Throughout his career, he has held numerous academic appointments such as Professor of Clinical Pediatric Cardiology and Chair at David Wallace Starr Foundation ad Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Previously, he held hospital appointments at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Methodist Hospital.

To prepare for his career, Dr. Cooper earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in biology from Yeshiva University. For medical studies, he attended New York Medical College where he earned a Doctorate of Medicine (MD). He then completed an internship, residency, and fellowship at Strong Memorial Hospital. He received board certification in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology.

A highly respected voice in his areas of expertise, Dr. Cooper is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and Pediatric Cardiology Society of Greater NY. The former past president and chairman of the Board of Young Israel of Holliswood, he currently serves as a board member of Concordia. A noted humanitarian, he donates to Gift of Life Foundation and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

On top of these accomplishments, Dr. Cooper has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed reports such as “Non-invasive assessment of endothelial function in children with obesity in lipid disorders” in 2015 and “Community acquired vancomycin resistant enterococcus (VRE) induced constrictive pericarditis”. He has received numerous grants and recognitions such as the Gift of Life Humanitarian Award of the Year, Best Doctors Award 2019, Northwell Culture of Care Star Award,and Best Doctors in America.

In the future, Dr. Cooper plans to continue promoting health and providing excellent medical services regionally and internationally by integrating new digital tools.

Outside of work, Dr. Cooper enjoys listening to classical music and spending time with his fifteen grandchildren.

Dr. Cooper dedicates this recognition to Dr. Welton Gersony, chief of cardiology at Columbia Presbyterian.

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