David Cooley, MD

  • Neurological Surgery



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About David Cooley

On staff at Parkview Medical Center (Pueblo, Colorado) 4/2022 to Present for Neurosurgery.

On staff at St Rita's Medical Center & Lima Memorial Hospital (both in Lima Ohio) 9/1992 to 4/2022 for Neurosurgery.

On staff at Jerry L Pettis Veterans Administration Hospital (Loma Linda, California) 7/1991 to 7/1992 for Neurosurgery.

General Practice in rural Arkansas in fulfillment of a National Health Service Corps Scholarship commitment. (Cherokee Village, Arkansas; Jonesboro, Arkansas; & Truman, Arkansas) 9/1983 to 1/1986

Hobbies & Interests:

I am a Commercial Pilot and enjoy flying when time permits. I am a CFI/CFII/MEI (Instructor, Instrument Instructor, & Multiengine Instructor). I recently obtained my tailwheel endorsement last year. Recently I joined the Civil Air Patrol as well.

Areas of Interest

Neurosurgery, Surgery


Year joined staff: 2022

Education and Training


Loma Linda University Medical Center, Neurosurgery Residency

Professional Memberships

American Medical Association


Why did you become a doctor?

I entered medicine as a career for the scientific challenges. The field of Neurosurgery is always evolving and remains as stimulating and challenging as when I first started.