Dr. Vernon J. Cooley, MD

Knee Specialist
Dr. Cooley

Undergraduate
University of Utah, 1986

Medical School
Harvard Medical School, 1991

Orthopedic Surgery Internship
University of Washington

Orthopedic Surgery Residency
University of Washington

Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy Fellowship
The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

Board Certification

  • National Board of Medical Examiners, 1991

  • ACGME Certification - Sports Medicine, 1997

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1999

Professional/Academic Appointments

  • U.S. Ski Team Physician
  • U.S. Snowboard Team Physician
  • 1997 - Present, The Utah High School Activities Association Sports Medicine Advisory Committee
  • 1997 - 2007, Chief of Surgery, The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 2000 - Present, Olympus High School Team Physician
  • 2000 - 2002, Physician for Park City Olympic Venue
  • 2005 - 2007, President - Utah Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Expertise

  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • National Orthopedic Education Society
  • Salt Lake County Medical Society
  • Utah Medical Association
  • Utah State Orthopaedic Society
  • Western Orthopaedic Association

Research Interests

  • Cartilage Regeneration
  • ACL Reconstruction
Rosenberg Cooley Metcalf Clinic