The first of her family to attend college, Maryland-native Michele Cooper today enjoys a distinguished medical career complemented by impactful community activism. After residency training at Charity Hospital, Michele worked with some of the most renowned surgeons in New Orleans during her landmark craniofacial fellowship at Children’s Hospital. After Hurricane Katrina flooded their home, Michele and her family moved to the Northshore, where she began a cosmetic practice that consistently receives top rankings.

A fervent volunteer, Michele has been honored by the American Cancer Society and supports many causes and organizations, including You Night Northshore for cancer survivors, the New Heights Therapeutic Riding Program, Covenant House, and Emeril Lagasse Foundation among others.