Our Physicians

David J. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.

Born and educated (PhD) in the UK and move to the US as a Grad Student (Molecular Biology). MD at age 38. Married, 5 children, all grown! I am an ‘outdoor’ person and a day on my bike in beautiful Lancaster County is always a delightful experience.


Graduated from Imperial College, London (PhD Organic Chemistry). 11 years in medicinal chemistry research (Schering-Plough, SmithKline). Then Graduated (MD) from the University of Miami Medical School and after pediatric residency/Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship, spent three years in Clinical Research (Merck, Lederle). Founded Chester County Pediatrics in 1978 and in practice since. Past 10 years developed strategies for implementing Telemedicine for Pediatrics.


Infectious Disease, Sports Medicine, General Pediatrics, Pediatric/adolescent Mental Heath, ADD/ADHD, Telemedicine.


Long distance biking, Photography, especially wildlife, Electronics, Flying, but aged-out!

Emily Schoch, D.O., F.A.A.P.

Emily Schoch is a Downingtown High School graduate who joined our team in July, 2019.  She obtained her Medical Degree at the University of New England’s College of Osteopathic Medicine in Maine, and completed her Pediatric  Residency at Geisinger Medical Center’s Janet Weis Children’s Hospital.  Prior to becoming a pediatrician Emily lived in South Dakota where she taught Elementary School on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.  Dr. Schoch resides in Chester County with her family and two dogs. She enjoys traveling, painting, baking, hiking, and camping.