T.L. (Tedd) Mitchell, MD
Writer, WebMD, Inc.
T.L. (Tedd) Mitchell, MD, is vice president, associate medical director, and a staff physician of Cooper Clinic. He is also the medical director of the Cooper Wellness Program. In addition, Mitchell is the health expert and medical editor for USA Weekend, distributed in more than 500 newspapers nationwide.
He graduated from Stephen F. Austin University with a BS in biology. He earned his medical degree (1987) and completed his internal medicine internship and residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Mitchell is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine. He is also a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. From 1988 to 1996, he served as a captain in the U.S. Army Reserves Medical Corps. Sports medicine, clinical research, lecturing, and medical writing are Mitchell's areas of special medical interest. He is also a member of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.