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Andrea Cooley, DO, FACOS

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas Physicians Tyler - Cardiothoracic Surgery

1000 East Fifth St.
Ste. 400
Tyler, TX 75701
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

UT Health Tyler

1000 S. Beckham Ave.
Tyler, TX 75701

UT Health East Texas Cardiovascular Institute

1000 S. Beckham
Tyler, TX 75701

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Andrea Cooley, DO, FACOS, is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, who believes in making patients and their families a part of the healthcare team. “Having surgery is a very big thing, so it’s important to have open communication with the patient and the family. Making sure everyone understands exactly what to expect can take some uncertainty off the plate.”

Dr. Cooley strives to educate her patients throughout the entire process. “I think one of my strongest traits is being able to communicate well with people regardless of their medical background, so they can really understand the plan and feel comfortable.”

Dr. Cooley earned her bachelor of arts in sports medicine from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, and her doctor of osteopathic medicine from AT Still University of Health Sciences in Kirksville, Missouri.


Congenital Cardiac Surgery Fellowship: Children’s Medical Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

Chief Resident: Cardiothoracic Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

Chief Resident: General Surgery, Genesys Regional Medical Center, Michigan State University, Grand Blanc, Michigan

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine: AT Still University of Health Sciences, Kirksville Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Missouri

Bachelor of Science: Sports Medicine, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana

American Osteopathic Association Board of Surgery, Board Certifications 

National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, Board Certification

American Osteopathic Association, Member

American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, Member

Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member