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.


Summit Medical Group and MD Anderson Cancer Center Announce Plans to Provide World-Class Cancer Care to Residents of Northern New Jersey
Summit Medical Group and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have signed a letter of intent to develop a joint, outpatient cancer center...

Dr. Richard Selznick Presents “Dyslexia: Essential Concepts for Parents & Teachers” on October 27
Dr. Richard Selznick, Director of the Cooper Learning Center, will present a free educational program, “Dyslexia: Essential Concepts for Parents...

Cooper Surgeon Performs NJ’s First FDA-Approved Drug-Coated Balloon Procedure for PAD
On October 15, 2014, Joseph V. Lombardi, MD, FACS, Head of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and Director of the Cooper Aortic Center...

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.


Understanding the Influenza Virus
As the weather turns colder, it’s that time of year to start thinking about influenza (flu) prevention. While people often associate everything from...

Screening Options for Colon Cancer
Despite great strides in the early detection and treatment of colorectal cancer, the American Cancer Societyestimates that more than 50,000 will lose...

Short of Breath? The Cooper Breathing Center Offers Patients a Path to Relief
Shortness of breath – the feeling of being unable to get enough air, or that it takes more effort than usual to breathe – can be a symptom of many...

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.


Celebrate 50 Years of Ponzio’s on Sept. 23 & Raise Money for Cancer Research
The year was 1964 – Lyndon B. Johnson was president, the Beatles were at the top of the Billboard charts, and a grilled cheese sandwich at the newly...

KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy Welcomes First Students
The KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy last month welcomed 104 kindergarten students and 50 pre-school students as the inaugural class in the state’s firs...

Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper Honors Pediatric Leaders, Raises More Than $125,000 for Children’s Health Care Programs
The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper and The Cooper Foundation this summer held a special evening reception honoring two esteemed South Jersey...

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.


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...

We Hear a Lot About Blood Thinners – What Are They?
Andrea M. Russo, MD, Director of the Cooper Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service at the Cooper Heart Institute If you watch news during the dinner...

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.


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 sports medicine offices are busier than ever.

Diabetic Foot Care
Neuropathy and blood vessel disease both increase the risk of foot ulcers. The nerves of the feet are the longest in the body and often are affected b...

Top 10 Myths About Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a disease in which there is a loss of bone mass and destruction of bone tissue. This process causes weakening of the bones. As a resul...

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.


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...

PREVENTION GUIDELINES
Since its inception in 1979, The Skin Cancer Foundation has always recommended using a sunscreen with an SPF 15 or higher as one important part of a c...

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.


Home
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...

Takeoff
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 courierpostonline.com), they shared their sto...