All of our providers are highly trained, certified specialists.
This means they meet the exacting professional standards of
their disciplines. Our support staff is courteous, friendly,
and efficient. Under the supervision of Dr. Cooper, the nurses
and medical assistants perform minor procedures such as immunizations,
hearing and vision screenings, and lab work. Our practitioners
are trained to conduct many independent exams and handle your
preventive care needs.
Jeff Cooper received his undergraduate
degree in Music and his Doctorate of Medicine from
Emory University. After a pediatric residency at
Emory, he entered private practice and established
Cooper Pediatrics in 1992. Dr. Cooper is board certified
by the ABP and is a Fellow of the AAP.
Dr. Laurie Boden
is a native of Georgia. She attended Furman University
and received her doctorate degree from the Medical College of Georgia.
She completed her pediatric residency at Vanderbilt before moving to
Atlanta. Dr. Boden is board certified in Pediatrics and is a fellow of
the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Brent Speer grew up here in Tucker, Georgia. He completed his
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration at Furman University. After
several years as a teacher in Atlanta, he pursued his calling of being a
pediatrician. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree at Mercer
University School of Medicine and recently finished his pediatric
residency at Greenville Health System in Greenville, SC. Dr. Speer is a
familiar face a Cooper Pediatrics and we are thrilled to have him back
with us in his new role as a Pediatrician!
Susan Smith received her undergraduate education
from Vanderbilt University and received her Master's
degree from Emory University. She is certified as
a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
Ryan Pahl received a Bachelor of Science degree
in biology/pre-med at the University of Georgia
and a Bachelor of Nursing degree from the Medical
College of Georgia in Augusta. He obtained a Master’s
of Science degree from Georgia State University
and is certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.