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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. She currently serves as the Director of Medical Education. 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 currently the President-Elect 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 fluent Spanish and has interests in Latino health and international medicine, participating in annual mission trips to the Dominican Republic through the University of South Florida School of Medicine.

Dr. Nicole Canada, M.D.

Dr. Nicole Canada is board certified in Family Practice since 2004. She graduated from Canisius College of Buffalo, New York with a dual degree in Biology and Psychology. She then went on to study at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York where she participated in the Rural Medicine Program which led to training all around NY State. She completed her residency training at Saint Vincent Health Center in Erie, Pennsylvania where she received numerous awards including one for opening SV HOPE, a medical clinic for those at the Erie County homeless shelter. Dr. Canada and her family are transplants from Niagara Falls, New York and have lived in Bradenton for ten years. She was the sole practitioner at Advantage Family Care until her current addition to Cooper Family Medical.

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. She has experience in a primary care setting for one and a half years prior to her current employment with Cooper Family Medical.