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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
47 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel Cooper is Excellent. Dr. Cooper has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joel Cooper, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lung Surgery (Pulmonary Surgical Procedures)
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Pulmonary Emphysema (COPD)
  • Reperfusion Injury
  • Swallowing disorder (Deglutition Disorder)
  • Thymus Gland Removal (Thymectomy)

Education & Awards

Dr. Cooper graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Lung Transplantation
Pulmonary Emphysema (COPD)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Cooper has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Chestnut Hill Hospital 
  • Hospital of the University of PA 

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Additional Information
Dr. Joel D Cooper MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 47 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joel D. Cooper practice?
Dr. Joel Cooper has 5 office locations.
Dr. Joel Cooper practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Cherry Hill, NJ and Clementon, NJ.
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