Cooper University Health Care, the clinical campus of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, is the leading provider of health services to Southern New Jersey. Cooper has been a vital institution in Camden for 125 years. In the past decade, Cooper has greatly expanded its facilities and services in Camden and throughout South Jersey. The Cooper network currently serves more than half a million patients a year.
Cooper’s main hospital campus is located on the Health Sciences Campus in Camden, New Jersey. Adjacent to the Cooper Plaza/Lanning Square neighborhood, Cooper has a long history of outreach and service efforts to its local community. Some of these initiatives include health and wellness programs for the neighborhood, development of three neighborhood parks and playground, and outreach to programs into local schools.
Cooper has also expanded its footprint in the city with the construction of a state-of-the-art medical tower, creation of a new medical school and efforts to rehabilitate nearby residential properties.
Cooper University Health Care has more than 700 physicians in more than 75 specialties. The health system had been the clinical campus of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden since 1978 and is now training the next generation of physicians at our new Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. Cooper offers training programs for medical students, residents, fellows, nurses and allied health professionals in a variety of specialties.
Cooper University Health Care offers a network of comprehensive services that include prevention and wellness, primary and specialty physician services, hospital care, ambulatory diagnostic and treatment services, and home health care within Southern New Jersey and the entire Delaware Valley.
Coupled with its educational goals, Cooper offers a broad agenda in the field of research. Cooper physicians are involved in ongoing research and development as they keep abreast of changing modalities of medical care. As an academic medical center, Cooper continuously attempts to improve patient’s quality of life through the research efforts of its medical staff.
Cooper University Health Care takes pride in its ability to offer a comprehensive array of diagnostic and treatment services. The hospital serves as Southern New Jersey’s major tertiary-care referral hospital for specialized services. These signature programs include: Level I Southern New Jersey Regional Trauma Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, Cooper Heart Institute, Cooper Bone and Joint Institute, Cooper Neurosciences Institute and Critical Care. Cooper is also home to Children’s Regional Hospital, the only state-designated children’s hospital in South Jersey.
Cooper University Hospital is situated in an excellent geographic area right across the Benjamin Franklin Bridge from Philadelphia. The academic medical center campus is easily accessible from the entire Delaware Valley – located across the street from a commuter high-speed rail system as well as the River Line light rail. We are just a few blocks from the Camden campuses of Rutgers and Rowan universities and Camden County College.