May 18, 2015

Brandi’s Story: Heart’s Electrical Problem Gives Runner Pause

For 41 year old athletic trainer Brandi Docket, running was a way of life. From starting as a hobby to becoming a way to lose weight after giving birth to her children, it gave her a sense of accomplishment. A couple of years ago, however, Brandi started experiencing what she calls “episodes,” where she became heavy in the chest, dizzy and light headed. The episodes would only last a few minutes, but they were concerning for her and her doctor. She was referred to the Cooper Heart Institute for testing.

Read the full story

Posted in Videos0 Comments

April 15, 2015

The Hawks’ Story: Cancer Diagnosis Leads to Impeccable Customer Service Experience

“They treated us as if we were the only people at Cooper University Hospital,” says Barbara Hawk. Archibald Hawk is a United States Veteran. However, when prostate cancer struck, this Marine Corps veteran with the tough exterior was stopped in his tracks, unsure of what direction to take. After researching for three years, Mr. Hawk […]

Read the full story

Posted in Videos2 Comments

March 19, 2015

Dan’s Story: Cardiac Arrest and the Transfer That Saved His Life

Dan’s Story: Cardiac Arrest and the Transfer That Saved His Life

One evening while watching television with his wife, Betty, Dan Oliker took a strange, deep breath and fell limp. His heart had stopped; he was in cardiac arrest.

Read the full story

Posted in Videos1 Comment

March 09, 2015

After Triple Bypass and Aortic Valve Replacement, Steve’s Heart Belongs to Cooper

SJ Businessman Has Life-Changing Heart Surgery at Cooper Steve Ravitz is a prominent South Jersey businessman. With more than 50 years in the supermarket industry, not much rattled this entrepreneur—until he heard the words “heart surgery.”

Read the full story

Posted in Videos1 Comment

August 22, 2014

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 her shoes, reach down to pet her dog or help family during celebrations because of her obesity. After months of staring at the brochure about the Cooper Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, […]

Read the full story

Posted in Videos0 Comments