Dr Carol Cooper


Dr Carol Cooper, MA, MB, BChir, MRCP

Carol graduated in medicine from Cambridge University and spent several years in hospital medical specialities before going into general practice when her first son was born. She is now a part-time GP in London and teaches at Imperial College Medical School.

Alongside this, Carol has been a medical journalist for 20 years, writing for publications as different as The Sun and the Lancet. She has been The Sun newspaper’s doctor for over 12 years and she also broadcasts on TV and radio.

Carol’s numerous books are mainly on child health and parenting, and include the popular title Twins & Multiple Births: the essential guide. A co-authored textbook of general practice is in press.

In association with the charity APEC, Carol has worked on developing guidelines for dealing with pre-clampsia. She is honorary consultant in family health to Tamba, the Twins & Multiple Births Association.

Carol’s three sons are all young adults now but they still provide endless inspiration. Sometimes they remember to feed the cat too.