Cooper University Health Care’s mission is “to serve, to heal, to educate” and it has been a leading health system in South Jersey since 1887. Cooper operates an academic, tertiary (specialist) care hospital; a leading cancer center; a children’s hospital; three urgent care centers; and more than 100 outpatient offices throughout South Jersey and Pennsylvania. (To find the nearest of Cooper’s 100+ locations, click here.)
Cooper University Hospital: Cooper University Hospital is an academic, tertiary care medical center affiliated with Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and is located on the Health Sciences Campus in Camden, New Jersey. Cooper has a long history in the City of Camden and is playing a leading role in its revitalization. Cooper University Hospital is the only Level 1 trauma center for adults and children in southern New Jersey.
The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper, also in Camden, provides high-quality pediatric care and is South Jersey’s only state-designated children’s hospital. The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper is also verified as a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons, one of only two Level 1 trauma centers to have this verification.
MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper: Cooper has partnered with MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, the nation’s number one cancer center. In 2013, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper opened its doors. Today, thousands of residents are choosing to stay in New Jersey to receive first-rate cancer care.
A Trusted Name in Health Care: Cooper University Health Care continues to grow in communities across the South Jersey region. Cooper employs more than 6,500 individuals. In addition to Cooper University Hospital, it operates three urgent care centers in Audubon, Cherry Hill and Sicklerville, a surgery center in Voorhees, and more than 100 outpatient offices across South Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Cooper employees include more than 1,250 nurses and 750 physicians in more than 75 specialties. Cooper patients can receive comprehensive, quality care in one or more of its premier Institutes and Centers of Excellence, including a Level I Southern New Jersey Regional Trauma Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, Cooper Heart Institute, Cooper Bone and Joint Institute, and Cooper Neurosciences Institute and Critical Care.
When it comes to critical, complex and specialty care, Cooper University Health Care is one of the most trusted health systems in the region and continues to serve a growing number of patients. In 2015, Cooper University Health Care facilities handled more than 1.4 million outpatient visits.