Philip A. Cooper, D.M.D., M.B.A.

Philip A. Cooper, D.M.D., M.B.A.

Founder

Dr. Philip Cooper founded American Practice Consultants in 1985, American Practice Consultants is a full-service Dental Practice Broker serving New Jersey and Pennsylvania (Eastern). Dr. Cooper’s mission is to provide comprehensive practice transition services to dentists. His clinical and business background with many years of experience in dental transactions makes American Practice Consultants the firm to use.

“I have worked with Philip to buy my first practice. I expected the process to be stressful but working with Phil made everything thing go smoother than expected. I would highly recommend working with Phil to sell or buy your next practice.”

Mohamed Omar, B.D.S., D.M.D.
Lindenwold, New Jersey

1982-1984

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, Newark, New Jersey
Graduate School of Management
Executive Management Training Program
M.B.A.

1972-1976

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA
School of Dental Medicine
D.M.D.

1966-1970

UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER, Rochester, NY
B.A.

1985-Present

AMERICAN PRACTICE CONSULTANTS, INC.
Moorestown, New Jersey
A firm I founded to provide assistance to dentists in the following areas:
Practice Sales, Practice Appraisals, and Partnership Arrangements. I have worked extensively with hundreds of dentists in all types of practice transfers and have done so on a full-time basis since 1990. I am recognized as a court-approved expert witness in practice valuation. In addition, I have consulted with dentists in evaluating associateship arrangements and practice start-ups.

1978-1990

PRIVATE PRACTICE OF DENTISTRY
Various locations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Includes working in a number of small and large offices for other dentists, as well as two practices of my own.

1976-1978

U.S. NAVY DENTAL CORP
Parris Island, South Carolina
Staff Dentist

1970-1972

MORGAN GUARANTY TRUST COMPANY
New York, New York
Credit Analyst

Memberships

American Society of Appraisers
International Business Brokers Association
Institute of Business Appraisers
Practice Valuation Study Group
ADS (American Dental Sales)
American Dental Association (Lifetime Member)
New Jersey Dental Association
Southern Dental Society
Rotary International

Dr. Philip Cooper has spoken to numerous groups concerning practice transitions and valuation including dental schools, dental societies, hospital staffs, dental conventions (New Jersey, New York, Liberty, Valley Forge Dental Conference), residency programs, and many other dentists through seminars that American Practice Consultants has sponsored.

Dr. Cooper has taken numerous courses in all areas relating to the sale and valuation of professional practices and small businesses. Sponsors include national organizations such as the American Society of Appraisers, Institute of Business Appraisers, International Business Brokers Association, and the Practice Valuation Study Group.