Matthew M. Cooper

3M Chief Medical Officer Medical Solutions & Global Director Safety, MD, MBA, FACS

Dr. Cooper is currently Chief Medical Officer Medical Solutions & Global Director Safety at 3M Health Care. He is a board certified Cardiovascular & Thoracic surgeon, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and has served as Departmental Chair of Surgery and Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery at various hospitals. Dr. Cooper has published extensively, is a reviewer for multiple peer reviewed professional journals, and belongs to many professional societies.

Dr. Cooper received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine, followed by Residencies and Chief Residencies in General Surgery (New York University Medical Center, The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics) and Thoracic Surgery (Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center), a Medical Staff Fellowship in the Surgery Branch of the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, UK.  

He received his Master of Business Administration from the Watson Graduate School of Management, Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University. His research interests have included pioneering methods of immunosuppression for primate cardiac xenograft transplantation, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, spinal cord protection during thoracoabdominal aortic surgery, and extravascular lung water. 

In addition to his post graduate education, Dr. Cooper is a Senior Aviation Medical Examiner, Certified Flight Instructor, and Consultant to the Federal Air Surgeon.