Dr. Cooper earned her Bachelor's degree from Towson State University and then earned a Master's
degree from The University of Maryland. She remained at The University of Maryland, attending
its School of Medicine for her medical training. After graduation, she relocated to New Orleans and
completed her general surgery and plastic surgery training at Louisiana State University and the Charity
Hospital system. She has also received training through a Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship at
Children's Hospital in New Orleans.
Dr. Cooper is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. In addition to using her plastic
surgery skills at her private practice in Mandeville, she has hospital privileges on both sides of Lake
Pontchartrain, seeing patients from New Orleans, the Northshore and Southern Mississippi.
Active in research, community service, and the medical field, Dr. Cooper is passionate about her
profession. She is recognized by her peers (receiving the Louisiana Society of Plastic Surgeons award for
outstanding research) and her patients, as a plastic surgery leader.
Whether it is with a single procedure or combined procedures, Dr. Cooper provides natural-looking
enhancement that achieves her patients' specific goals.
Dr. Cooper performs a variety of facial plastic surgery procedures to improve balance or achieve a more
youthful look. Some of her more popular options include:
Many men and women choose Dr. Cooper to transform their body. She can make the small refinements
or sweeping changes necessary to give her body contouring patients a look they love.
- Facelifts – Dr. Cooper uses the short scar technique, which helps minimize scarring for her New
Orleans facelift patients. This procedure improves facial skin and tissue sagging while smoothing
out wrinkles and deep creases on the lower portion of the face.
- Eyelid Surgery – This procedure can be performed for the upper eyelids, lower eyelids or
both areas to eliminate excess skin, puffy bags and wrinkles. The result is a refreshed and
Beautiful, full, shapely and perky breasts are possible with breast enhancement procedures from Dr.
- Abdominoplasty – Most commonly known as a tummy tuck, this procedure tightens the
abdominal muscles and removes loose skin and fat tissue to create greater definition in the
midsection. It's a particularly popular option for moms and people who have lost a lot of weight.
- Liposuction – The most well-known body contouring procedure, liposuction is offered by
many providers in the New Orleans area, but Dr. Cooper's level of skill and experience allows
her to provide the utmost safety and beautiful results for her patients. Slim your arms, chest,
abdomen, hips, buttocks, thighs or knees with liposuction.
- Breast Enlargement – Many women boost their confidence with breast enlargement. Dr.
Cooper will help you select from saline or silicone gel breast implants and review your other
surgical options well before your procedure so that you feel confident about your surgical
outcome and new look.
- Breast Reduction – Women in New Orleans are choosing breast reductions for many reasons,
including increased comfort and better overall body proportions. Almost every woman who has
this procedure remarks that she should have done it sooner.
- Breast Lift – When Dr. Cooper performs a breast lift, it's about more than just lifting the breasts
– she pays special attention to creating a perky and pleasing breast shape. Many women
combine their lift with augmentation.
Medical Spa Services
In addition to the plastic surgery procedures that Dr. Cooper performs, she offers a variety of non-
surgical treatments that promote healthy, youthful skin. These include chemical peels, BOTOX®
Cosmetic, Restylane®, Sculptra®, and physician-strength skin care products. For people on-the-go,
medical spa services provide quick, non-invasive, no-downtime improvement.