Vascular Surgeon Joins Cooper University Health Care

Cooper University Health Care announced that vascular surgeon Bruce Tjaden, MD, recently joined the Cooper Surgical Services Institute. “We are excited to have Dr. Tjaden join our vascular surgery team,” said  Jeffrey P. Carpenter, MD, chief and chairman of the Cooper Surgical Services Institute. “His clinical skills and experience will be a great addition to Cooper’s outstanding vascular program as we expand services to serve the community.” Read more.

Mount Laurel Family Practice Joins Cooper University Health Care Primary Care Division

Lara A. Bruneau, MD, and Nicole Hancq, MD, formerly of Bruneau Family Practice in Mount Laurel, recently joined Cooper University Health Care as part of its primary care network of providers.

Dr. Bruneau is board-certified in internal medicine and pediatrics. She received her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and completed residencies in both internal medicine and pediatrics at Cooper.  Read more.

Cooper Primary Care in Haddon Heights Closed Due to Flooding

Due to recent severe flooding in our area, the Haddon Heights Primary Care office located at 504 White Horse Pike is closed for repair. Scheduled appointments are being redirected to other Cooper locations in the area. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Patients will be receiving calls regarding their appointments in the coming days. For more information regarding your appointment, or for questions regarding this closure, please call 856.546.7990. Read more.

Soon-to-be Doctors “Meet their Match” at Special Event in Camden

At the stroke of noon today, 74 fourth-year medical students from Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) tore open personalized envelopes to learn where they will begin the next phase of their medical education as resident physicians at hospitals around the nation.

The annual Match Day event is a rite of passage for graduating medical students, who will advance to a three- to seven-year residency program, getting hands-on experience in a specific discipline. Read more.

Internationally Renowned Neurology Expert Joins Cooper University Health Care

Internationally renowned neurologist and researcher, Tudor G. Jovin, MD, has joined Cooper University Health Care as chief and chairman of Cooper Neurological Institute.

Dr. Jovin is an expert in the interventional and non-interventional treatment for the entire spectrum of stroke and cerebrovascular disorders. He is board certified in neurology and has additional board certifications in vascular neurology and critical care neurology. Read more.

Cooper Radiology First in South Jersey to Offer New Diagnostic Tool for Prostate Cancer

Cooper University Health Care is the first health system in South Jersey to offer a new diagnostic test to detect recurrent prostate cancer earlier. Axumin is an FDA-approved scan that can achieve early detection of recurrent prostate cancer following surgery or radiation.

“While prostate cancer is consistently one of the top three cancers in the nation, there have been very few effective advances in imaging for this disease,” said Robert A. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care, CMSRU to Establish New ENT Residency Program

One of only two in New Jersey

Cooper University Health Care and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University recently received approval to establish an Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (ENT) residency program from the ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education). This highly specialized surgical training program is only the second of its kind in New Jersey. ENT residency training is in high demand and typically one of the most competitive residency programs nationally. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Chairman George E. Norcross, III Praises Health Systems for Joining $15 an Hour Minimum Wage Movement

Cooper University Health Care Chairman George E. Norcross, III, issued a statement commending and thanking the leaders of health systems in New Jersey and Pennsylvania for raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour for employees at their institutions.

“I want to thank our colleagues at the health systems that have joined Cooper in raising the minimum wage for their employees to a minimum of $15 an hour,” said Norcross. Read more.

Benson Street Closure Tuesday

On Tuesday, November, 27, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Benson Street will be closed to all traffic between 7th Street and Broadway due to crane activity for the construction of the co-gen project.

Prior to 7:30 a.m., employees and visitors will have access to the CCIA garage via the Benson Street entrance as well as the entrance at 6th Street and Stevens Street. Read more.