South Jersey Medical Report is an important resource for physicians for up-to-date news and information about medical and technological advances at Cooper University Health Care. The Report provides information ranging from new physician appointments to clinical trial access to newly available medical procedures for complex patients.
Cooper University Health Care’s mission is “to serve, to heal, to educate” and it has been a leading health system in South Jersey since 1887. Cooper operates an academic, tertiary (specialist) care hospital; a leading cancer center; a children’s hospital; three urgent care centers; and more than 100 outpatient offices throughout South Jersey and Pennsylvania. Cooper University Hospital is the only Level 1 trauma center for adults and children in southern New Jersey.
Cooper employees include more than 1,250 nurses and 750 physicians in more than 75 specialties. Cooper patients can receive comprehensive, quality care in one or more of its premier Institutes and Centers of Excellence, including a Level I Southern New Jersey Regional Trauma Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, Cooper Heart Institute, Cooper Bone and Joint Institute, Cooper Neurosciences Institute, and Critical Care.
When it comes to critical, complex and specialty care, Cooper University Health Care is one of the most trusted health systems in the region and continues to serve a growing number of patients. In 2015, Cooper University Health Care facilities handled more than 1.4 million outpatient visits.
Officially launched in 2012, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) was the first new medical school in New Jersey in 35 years. In 2016, CMSRU celebrated a number of milestones, including the celebration of their Inaugural Commencement event in May and receiving Full Accreditation for the maximum period of five years by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the accrediting body for U.S. medical schools, in June. Learn more about CMSRU.
South Jersey Medical Report Editorial Board
Spencer A. Brown, PhD
Research Director, Department of Surgery
R. Phillip Dellinger, MD, FCCM, FCCP
Critical Care Intensivist
Nicole M. Fox, MD, MPH, FACS
Medical Director, Trauma Floor, North 7
Medical Director, Level II Pediatric Trauma Center
Medical Director, Cooper Clinical Documentation Program
Fredric L. Ginsberg, MD, FACC, FCCP
Co-Medical Director, Cooper Heart Institute
Director of Operations for Outpatient Services, Cooper Heart Institute
Director of Nuclear Cardiology
Joseph M. Montella, MD, MS, CPE
Chief Medical Officer
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon
Erin White Pukenas, MD, FAAP, CPPS
Associate Director, Division of Pediatric Anesthesia
Director, Elizabeth Blackwell Advisory College (CMSRU)
Perry J. Weinstock, MD, MS, FACC, FNLA
Deputy Chief of Medicine for Quality Assurance
Head, Division of Cardiology