Cooper University Hospital is the leading tertiary-level provider serving the southern New Jersey region. Consumers and physicians recognize the system as being South Jersey’s leading medical center. In annual surveys assessing the region’s medical care, Cooper’s physicians are frequently recognized as “Top Doctors” in their fields. These world-class physicians are the teachers with whom you will interact during your educational experience.
Cooper University Hospital is the major clinical site of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, which opened its doors to the first class of medical students in August 2012.
Cooper University Hospital is the largest academic medical center and the only level 1 trauma center in southern New Jersey. The medical center serves the needs of a broad patient population consisting of primary, secondary and tertiary medical care. There are 81 critical care beds divided among the Medical/Surgical ICU (30), Intermediate ICU (10), Pediatric ICU (5), Trauma ICU (10), Trauma Step-down Unit (10), CCU (12), and Stroke Unit (4).
The Division of Critical Care Medicine is dedicated to providing patient-centered, multidisciplinary care for the critically ill patient. The Dr. Edward D. Viner Intensive Care Unit at Cooper University Hospital is an acknowledged center of excellence in the Delaware Valley, featuring a 25,000 square foot, 30-bed state-of-the-art unit with the latest in advanced imaging and invasive monitoring equipment.
Our multidisciplinary patient care teams include an infectious disease specialist and pharmacologist and provide rapid response, consultation, and management of patients outside the intensive care unit. The Cooper Transfer Center facilitates the safe, timely transfer and management of adult critically ill patients from various outlying hospitals in the Delaware Valley.
Critical Care faculty currently have academic appointments at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson, and are committed to the delivery of the finest care to critically ill patients, educating the best intensivists, and furthering medical knowledge through the pursuit of innovative research in critical care medicine.