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Consultant Profile

Dr David Cooper

Consultant in respiratory medicine

Dr Cooper's areas of specialty are pleural disease, medical thoracoscopy and lung cancer.

Dr Cooper graduated from Newcastle University with distinction. He completed his higher specialist training in respiratory and internal medicine in 2009 and was appointed consultant at North Tyneside General Hospital the same year.

Dr Cooper has a specialist interest in pleural disease and has been developing this service within the trust. This includes the medical thoracoscopy service, specialist pleural clinics and indwelling pleural catheter service. He is actively involved in national research in this area, linking in with other areas of interest including lung oncology and lung infection.

He is the treasurer and a committee member of the North of England Thoracic Society.


Dr Cooper sees patients at North Tyneside General Hospital.

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