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Dr. Catherine Cooper, D.O.

Dr. "Cathy" Cooper is Board Certified in Family Practice and Osteopathic Manipulation. She received her medical education from NOVA Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She completed her residency at Sun Coast Hospital in Largo, Florida. Dr. Cooper is on the Board of Governors for Manatee Memorial Hospital. Dr. Cooper was instrumental in establishing a residency program at Manatee Memorial Hospital. Before opening her practice here in Bradenton, Dr. Cooper served as a physician in the United States Navy.

Dr. Christopher Cooper, D.O.

Dr. Chris Cooper is Board Certified in Family Practice and Osteopathic Manipulation. He received his medical education from NOVA Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He completed his residency at Sun Coast Hospital in Largo, Florida. Dr. Cooper was previously the Chief of Staff at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. He also served in the United States Navy as a medical officer until 2004. Shortly thereafter, he opened Cooper Family Medical in Bradenton, Florida.

Dr. Andrew Clark, D.O.

Dr. Andy Clark is a Board Certified Family Practice and Sports Medicine physician. He received his medical education from NOVA Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He completed his residency at Sun Coast Hospital in Largo, Florida. Dr. Clark has been a team physician for many Florida professional, collegiate, and high school athletic programs. Dr. Clark is past President for the Manatee County Medical Society. He also serves as the Medical Doctor for the U17 USA National Soccer Team. He joined Cooper Family Medical in 2007 and became a managing partner in 2009.

Dr. Natalie Borg, D.O.

Dr. Natalie "Tasha" Borg is Board Certified in Family Practice and Osteopathic Medicine. She received her medical education from NOVA Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She completed her residency at Sun Coast Hospital in Largo, Florida, and joined Cooper Family Medical in 2009. Dr. Borg currently serves on the board for the Manatee County Medical Society.

Dr. James M. Pineno, M.D.

After graduating from the University of Maryland with degrees in neurophysiology, Spanish language, literature, and environmental science, he attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine where he graduated in 2009 in the top third of his class. Following medical school, he relocated to Florida and completed his residency in Family Medicine at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg. Dr. Pineno speaks near fluent Spanish and currently serves on the board for the Manatee County Medical Society.

Dr. Bijal Patel, D.O.

Dr. Bijal Patel is Board Certified in Family Practice and Osteopathic Manipulation. She received her medical education from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri. She completed her internship at Cooper Green Mercy Hospital in Birmingham, AL, completing her residency at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, FL. Dr. Patel speaks fluent Hindi and Gujrati. Dr. Patel is a published author.

Alyson Harris, ARNP

Alyson Harris is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University. Then deciding to pursue a career in nursing, she obtained an Associates of Science in Nursing from State College of Florida, and finally a Master's of Science in Nursing from the University of South Florida. Alyson's been part of the Cooper Family for over three years.

Michelle Green, ARNP

Michelle Green is a nationally certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She obtained an Associates of Science Degree from Allegany College of Maryland in 1995 and went on to complete a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from the University of Maryland. She decided to further her education with a Masters Degree in Nursing from Indiana State University and has been practicing as a Nurse Practitioner since 2010. She recently relocated with her family to Bradenton from Maryland.