Cooper University Hospital
is a provider of health services, medical education, and clinical research in southern New Jersey
and the Delaware Valley
, in the United States. The hospital is a clinical campus of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
– Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
at Camden, New Jersey
and offers training programs for medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, and allied health professionals in a variety of specialties.
The Trauma Center at Cooper University Hospital was established in 1982 and is one of only three New Jersey State-Designated Level I Trauma Centers
. It is certified by the American College of Surgeons
and serves as the regional trauma center for southern New Jersey including Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, Ocean and Salem counties and acts as a resource for the Level II Trauma Centers
in the South Jersey region. A Level I Trauma Center cares for severely injured patients including persons involved in motor vehicle crashes, falls, and assaults with guns, knives, or other blunt objects. On average, Cooper treats more than 2,700 trauma patients each year, making it the busiest center in New Jersey.
In addition, Cooper University Hospital serves as Southern New Jersey’s major tertiary-care referral hospital for specialized services. Cooper's primary services are: the Bone & Joint Institute, Cancer... Read More