Nicholas Cooley, MD, Family Medicine

Nicholas Cooley, MD, grew up in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He moved to Ely, Minnesota in 2006 after serving in the US Army, and a few years later decided to pursue medicine. He is a 2015 graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed the Family Medicine Residency at Mayo Clinic in La Crosse, Wisconsin in 2018.  After this, Dr. Cooley returned to the Arrowhead Region where he provides full-spectrum family medicine including pediatrics, women’s health, mental health, and geriatrics. He is also invested in providing treatment for substance use disorders. Dr. Cooley lives in Ely with his wife Emily, and when not at the clinic can be found outdoors canoeing, birdwatching, hiking, or snowshoeing.