Dylan D. Cooper

Dylan D. Cooper, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine


Dylan graduated from the University of Michigan with a BS in 1997 and an MD in 2002. He completed his Emergency Medicine residency at Indiana University in 2005, where he was chair of the orientation and recruitment committee. He joined the IU Emergency Medicine faculty in 2005 and practices and teaches clinically at both Wishard and Methodist Hospitals.

In 2010, Dylan increased his invovement in the EM residency through assuming the role of Assistant ProgramDirector.  In addition, Dylan is an executive member of the Simulation Medicine Oversight Committee and serves as one of the simulation lab and cadaver lab instructors.  Dylan's reidency lectures focus on unusual procedures andorthopedic joint reductions.

Dylan is also active in the medschool, international and racing medicine.  In the Indiana University School of Medicine, he has worked to incoporate Simulation Medicine into the IU senior medical student EM rotation.  Dylan is a small group leader in the Evidence Based Medicine course for 1st year students.  He is also one of the advisors for Emergency Medicine bound 4th years.  In 2006, Dylan served as faculty for an elective rotation in Mexico, providing missionary medical care to a predominately Myan culture.  At the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Dylan works with the Clarian Medical Center for events such as the Indianapolis 500 (IRL), Brickyard 400 (NASCAR) and Indianapolis GrandPrix (motoGP).

Away from the hospital, Dylan spends his time with his wife Julie (Emergency Medicine faculty at Methodist Hospital) and their children.  He enjoys music, playing guitar and saxophone, running, hiking, water-skiing, kayaking, andphotography.


(317) 880-3900 

Indianapolis, IN


Titles & Appointments

  • Director, Simulation Center at Fairbanks Hall