Vijay K. Rajput, MD, Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program at Cooper University Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has won the prestigious Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s (ACGME) Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award.
A Cooper patient, Samuel Sheerba of Willingboro, 73, with major artery blockages, had life-saving heart surgery at Cooper, just in the nick of time. "We're able to look at procedures and customize surgeries for our patients like never before," observes Richard Y. Highbloom, MD, cardiothoracic surgeon at Cooper.
A recent edition of Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology published an article about the use of radial access as an alternative of cardiac care to increase patient comfort. Transradial artery access helps greatly reduce bleeding complications associated with femoral artery access.
Are potentially life-saving nuclear stress tests being denied by major insurance companies? As part of a recent investigation, CBS3's medical reporter, Stephanie Stahl, looked to Fredrick L. Ginsberg, M.D., a cardiologist with the Cooper Heart Institute, for perspective. "Treating cardiologist are in the best position to determine when these stress tests are useful and appropriate," said Dr. Ginsberg.