Inside Cooper

Inside Cooper

Timely information from the hospital, including important announcements, our latest press releases, links to media coverage, and various other updates about the many aspects of hospital life.

Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper Hosts Holiday Parties for Patients and Families
On Monday December 15 and Tuesday December 16, Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper hosted their annual holiday celebrations for outpatient vi...

Cooper Opens Its Third Urgent Care Center
Cooper Urgent Care Centers continue to expand their geographical footprint with the opening of a new center in Sicklerville. The center is part of new...

Ripa Center Hosts Art Exhibit With Renfrew Center
The Ripa Center for Women’s Health and Wellness at Cooper, in partnership with the Renfrew Center, hosted an art exhibit to honor women fighting dif...

eHealth Connection

eHealth Connection

Our weekly newsletter keeps you up-to-date about health topics that are important to you including new treatment options, tips for healthy living, research findings, healthy recipes and more.

Even Normal Moles Can Increase Skin Cancer Risk
Moles, or nevi, are clusters of melanocytes, a type of skin cell containing the pigment that gives our skin color. Having moles on your body — even...

Beat the Holiday Heat
For many, the upcoming holiday season is filled with friends, family and festivities. Most of us can associate with family traditions and fond memorie...

Understanding New Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines
Are you a smoker or former smoker and worried about your risk of lung cancer? Lung cancer remains the leading cause of death from cancer in the U.S.,...

Living Proof

Living Proof

Real people sharing their experiences. Each person featured has a story about how and why they chose Cooper as well as the impact the hospital has had on their life.

Hortense Brignola: “Cooper Saved My Life – Twice!”
Bariatric Screening Detected Lung Cancer Hortense Brignola couldn’t walk 50 feet to her mailbox without getting out of breath. She couldn’t tie he...

From Texas to New Jersey – One Couple Finds Leading Cancer Care
A diagnosis of cancer is always frightening. For Ted and Marianne Colanduno, it was double the anxiety. Within the span of three years, both husband a...

TAVR at Cooper: A minimally invasive way to heal the heart
William Pinto had been in and out of hospitals for over a year for various ailments that included pulmonary edema (fluid in the lungs due to heart fai...

Paying It Forward

The Catalyst: The Official Blog of the Cooper Foundation

Providing visitors with the latest developments around The Cooper Foundation, including news, updates, events and activities.

The New York Times: In Camden, Development Projects Kindle Hope
CAMDEN, N.J. — In a city with a bleak history of crime and poverty, plans for real estate development suggest there is new hope for an economic revi...

Shop for a Cure raises $25,000 for Pink Roses Teal Magnolias
CAMDEN, N.J. – The Shops at Lee Newman Plaza in Cherry Hill, N.J. recently presented The Cooper Foundation with a check for $25,000 in support o...

Cooper Trauma Center Hosts Season of Hope and Healing Celebration
Members of the Cooper University Health Care community gathered on Dec. 3 to celebrate Cooper Trauma Center’s 6th Annual Season of Hope and Healing.

Healthy Heart

Cooper Heart Institute's Healthy Heart Blog

Cooper Heart Institute is a comprehensive adult cardiovascular program that provides advanced care for patients in the southern New Jersey region.

Another Milestone for Cooper . . . the 200th TAVR Procedure
By Sajjad A. Sabir, MD On Friday, November 14, 2014, the team from Cooper Heart Institute’s Structural Heart Disease Program performed the 200th TAV...

Heart Disease: Know the Stats, Know the Facts
By The Cooper Heart Institute We’ve all heard the dire message that heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States. B...

Heat and Your Heart – Know the Warning Signs
By Sajjad A. Sabir, MD The dog days of summer can take a toll on many people and it’s smart to take precautions when dealing with the hot, humid day...

Bone and Joint

Bone and Joint Institute

As South Jersey's premier academic musculoskeletal center, the Cooper Bone and Joint Institute offers patients the full continuum of care.

Cooper Bone and Joint Institute at Inspira Woodbury
Cooper Bone and Joint Institute has partnered with Inspira Woodbury to offer patients access to the latest in orthopaedic advancements close to home.

Common Football Injuries
By David B. Gealt, DO Director, Sports Concussion Program Assistant Director of Sports Medicine Cooper Bone and Joint Institute Football is one of the...

Too Much, Too Fast: Overuse Injuries in High School Athletics
John M. Neidecker, DO, ATC Cooper Bone and Joint Institute Sports Medicine Fall sports are in full swing and sports medicine offices are busier than e...

The Center for Dermatologic Surgery

The Center for Dermatologic Surgery

News and notes from Naomi Lawrence, MD, on the topics of dermatologic and cosmetic surgery.

According To The Skin Cancer Foundation Even Normal Moles Mean Risk
Having moles on your body — even those found to be normal — can more than quadruple your risk of developing melanoma, according to a recent study...

The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer
The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Official Statement: The Skin Cancer Foundation enthusiastically applauds the office of the US Surgeon General for t...

Cooper First in Region to Offer Neotensil
Cooper is the first in the region to offer a new cosmetic solution for those baggy eyes. It has been described as Spanx® for the eyes! Neotensil is...

South Jersey Medical Report

South Jersey Medical Report

A resource for physicians for up-to-date news and information about medical and technological advances at Cooper.

Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Cooper: Growing Resources for a Growing Need
In response to regional demand, the Division of Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery at Cooper is undergoing tremendous growth and tran...

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper: A Groundbreaking Partnership – A Game-Changing Cancer Center
Just days after finalizing their partnership, Cooper University Health Care and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center opened a new $100 mi...

The Cooper Movement Disorders Center – A Multidisciplinary Approach to Care
At the Cooper Movement Disorders Center, our multidisciplinary team uses the latest treatments, technology, and research to help patients suffering fr...

Meeting of the Minds

Meeting of the Minds: Advancing Neurosurgery In Ethiopia

Sarah Woodrow, MD., reports from Ethiopia on the topic of advancing neurosurgery.

I have now returned from Ethiopia, safe, sound and thoroughly exhausted.  Many thanks for following along my trip and all the well-wishes!  Happy ho...

I have been here more than 2 weeks now and since I first arrived I have wanted to get the new power dill up and working. I was determined to do it.

The Price of Progress
This being my fourth visit to Addis over 6 years I have seen many things change at the hospital.  And with each new development the cynical part of m...

Haiti Medical Mission

Mission to Haiti

Updates from our team of doctors, nurses and technicians deployed on a medical mission just days after a devastating earthquake left the country of Haiti in rubbles.

Helping Hands: A Medical Mission to Haiti (Video)
A team of 17 doctors, nurses and technicians from Cooper deployed on a medical mission just days after a devastating earthquake left the country of Ha...

Care of Haitians Continues by Cooper’s Own: Eric Farrell, M.D., On Location in Haiti
Last week, Cooper Orthopaedic surgeon Eric Farrell left on a two week mission to continue to provide much needed medical care to Haitians injured from...

In The News: A Local Reporter Sifts Through the Rubble, Team Returns from Haiti to a Hero’s Welcome and more
As our medical team returned from Haiti and the Dominican Republic earlier in the week  (view photos on, they shared their sto...