Emily Cooper, M.D.
Dr. Cooper is the Medical Director and Founder of Cooper Center for Metabolism and Seattle Performance Medicine. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine, Obesity Medicine and Sports Medicine. She focuses on disease prevention and in her twenty five years in practice, she has never had a patient develop type 2 diabetes while under her care. She became fascinated with the science of metabolism more than fifteen years ago when she realized that the metabolic system influences a multitude of systems in the body which depend on its healthy function.
She is the author of The Metabolic Storm: The science of your metabolism and why it’s making you FAT and possibly INFERTILE. Dr. Cooper also founded a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to increasing access to effective medical care for those suffering from Diabesity. As Medical Director of the Diabesity Institute, she provides educational outreach to both healthcare professionals and the general public. She was named King 5 TV’s ‘Team Doctor’ for their Get Fit program in 2013 and she continues to provide biweekly educational segments on King 5’s News at 4:00pm.