Cooper Terry, M.D.

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Undergraduate Degree

Vanderbilt University

Medical Degree

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Residency Training

Duke University Medical Center, Department

of Orthopaedic Society

Fellowship Training

Harvard Shoulder, Elbow and Hand

Surgery Fellowship

University Team Orthopedic Surgeon

University of Mississippi

Delta State University

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Terry founded Oxford Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine when he and his family moved to Oxford in 1996.  Dr. Terry completed his undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University where he graduated magna cum laude.  He then attended the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed six years of residency training in orthopaedic surgery at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina before heading to Harvard for fellowship training.

While at Duke, Dr. Terry trained in all major aspects of orthopedic surgery.  He gained extensive experience in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery while helping care for the Duke athletic teams which included two national championship basketball teams.  Dr. Terry also developed a special interest in arthritis surgery and joint replacement, currently performing joint replacement surgery of the hip, knee, wrist, and hand.

While chief resident at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Terry was in charge of the orthopedic trauma team.  This experience at a Level l trauma center provided him with comprehensive training in orthopedic trauma.  He also trained in pediatric orthopedics at the Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children in Greenville, South Carolina and at Boston Children’s Hospital.

He completed his training with a one-year fellowship in shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand surgery at the Harvard affiliated hospitals in Boston, Massachusetts.  This training included treatment of arthritis, sports related injuries, traumatic injuries, nerve disorders, and tumors.

Dr. Terry co-founded The Oxford Surgery Center in 2002 and continues to serve as the Medical Director and Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board for the center.  The Oxford Surgery Center consistently scores at the highest levels of safety and quality of care as measured against national benchmarks.  The center is also recognized as a Mississippi Center of Excellence for joint replacement and this is where Dr. Terry performs outpatient total hip and total knee replacements.  Dr. Terry utilizes advanced imaging and patient matched technology to better customize knee replacements.

Dr. Terry is a former president of the North Mississippi Medical Society and member-at-large for the Mississippi Orthopaedic Society.  He also serves in leadership roles as an active member of the medical staff at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi.

Dr. Terry is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.  He is a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  He is also a member of the Mississippi State Medical Association, Mississippi Orthopaedic Society, the Piedmont Orthopaedic Society, the Duke Hand Club, and the Brigham Hand Club.

Dr. Terry is married and lives in Oxford. He and his wife have three children


University Team Orthopaedic Surgeon

University of Mississippi
Delta State University

Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Mississippi State Medical Association
Mississippi Orthpaedic Society
Piedmont Orthopaedic Society
Duke Hand Club
Brigham Hand Club