In 2021, Wanda had an aneurysm from an aortic dissection and needed an endovascular procedure.
The experts at Cooper University Health Care saved her life during the long and complicated surgery. Joseph Lombardi, MD, Head, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, and his team jumped into action when Wanda’s procedure went from routine to complex.
The Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Cooper University Health Care provides highly specialized, life-saving treatment options to patients with vascular (blood vessel) disorders.
Cooper Aortic Center: Treating Complex Aneurysms With the Latest Surgical Advancements
The Cooper Aortic Center is staffed by the only multidisciplinary team in southern New Jersey committed to the care and treatment of aortic disease. Patients of the Cooper Aortic Center have access to the region’s best physicians and clinicians dedicated to providing expert care in a compassionate, patient-focused environment.
Cooper’s vascular and cardiothoracic surgeons are leaders in the endovascular repair of aortic disease and are renowned for their ability to perform complex open surgical procedures. The physicians and staff of the Cooper Aortic Center work closely with each patient to identify the best treatment options for their disease and lifestyle.
The Cooper Aortic Center provides state-of-the-art treatment for the following conditions:
- Complex aortic repair
- Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA)
- Arch aneurysms
- Thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAA)
- Thoracic aortic dissection (type A and type B)
- Iliac aneurysms