Cooper University Health Care (CUHC)
Cooper is a 635-bed acute care academic medical center, serving southern New Jersey and the Delaware Valley. Cooper University Hospital is the clinical campus of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and offers training programs for medical students, residents, fellows, and nurses 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 verified by the American College of Surgeons, the highest national recognition possible. Cooper 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 our region. On average, Cooper admits nearly 3,500 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.
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Located in Wilmington, DE, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is a 300 acre in-patient and outpatient clinic dedicated to providing children in the Philadelphia and South Jersey area with state-of-the-art treatments for urological conditions. This facility is under the supervision of Dr. T. Ernesto Figueroa, a board-certified and fellowship-trained pediatric urologist. All major pediatric urologic procedures are performed here.
Voorhees Adult Urology Office and Surgical Center
Voorhees Surgery Center, located a short drive from Cooper in Voorhees, NJ, offers efficient quarters for a large volume of outpatient urologic procedures. Here, residents are able to work one on one with attending surgeons in both endoscopic and open surgery. The Voorhees Adult Urology Clinic, adjacent to the surgery center, is a brand new, state of the art multi-disciplinary clinic built in 2018 with patients and physicians in mind. Here, residents see patients with attending physicians and have a dedicated touchdown space to debrief. With three procedure rooms, a high volume of office-based procedures are performed here, including, but not limited to, prostate biopsy, cystoscopy, vasectomy, urodynamics, prostatic urethral lift, and sacral neuromodulation evaluations.
Cooper University Hospital Adult Clinical Urology Clinic
This clinic provides a robust procedural experience as well as an extensive outpatient experience, including both outpatient office visits and outpatient office procedures, such as cystoscopy and transrectal biopsy clinics. There is a wide breadth of general primary urology that is experienced at this facility. The clinic is staffed by one of our full-time faculty members and is attended by junior and senior urology residents. The clinic is held one half-day on Monday afternoons, Wednesday afternoons, and Thursday mornings.
Christiana Care Health System
One of the country’s largest health care systems, Christiana Care ranks as the 22nd leading hospital in the nation and 12th on the East Coast in terms of admissions. A not-for-profit teaching hospital affiliated with Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Christiana Care is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women’s health services. Christiana Care is also the home of the only adult kidney transplant program in the state. Residents spend two months during their PGY-4 year at this facility.
MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper
In October 2013, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper opened a new, state-of- the-art, $100 million, four-story, 103,050 sq. ft. comprehensive cancer center on Cooper’s Health Sciences Campus in Camden to expand access to outstanding cancer care for residents of southern New Jersey and beyond.
The new facility offers expanded programs and services in an environment that fosters a multidisciplinary team approach to medicine. In this dynamic environment, cancer specialists from various medical disciplines (medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, gynecologic oncology and urology) conduct concurrent, complementary clinical sessions, fostering professional interaction and collaboration. The urologic oncology staff hold regular clinic hours at the Cancer Center, and the residents attend a half-day clinic per week on a rotating basis.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world’s largest and most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” survey has ranked MD Anderson the nation’s top hospital for cancer care for 14 of the past 17 years. The institution has been named one of the nation’s top two hospitals for cancer care every year since the survey began in 1990. Cooper’s affiliation with MD Anderson provides the residents with a truly unique rotation and fully immersive experience in urologic oncology. Cooper residents are one of only three programs in the country to have a standing residency rotation at MD Anderson Houston. The breadth and depth of urologic oncology encountered at MD Anderson is unparalleled; as the largest and busiest cancer center in the United States, the residents are exposed to a large volume of urologic oncology cases and patients, including infrequently encountered rare urologic malignancies. During the rotation, residents are fully incorporated among the house officers and participate fully in operative, ambulatory, and didactic settings. The rotation provides residents exposure to world-class faculty and research opportunities. Housing is provided throughout the rotation, and all participating residents to date have truly loved this experience.