Joshua P Hazelton, DO, FACS, FACOS


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Director of Trauma Research
  • Trauma Surgeon

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care



Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



About Me

Dr. Hazelton appeared on FOX29's Good Day Philadelphia program to speak about the burn dangers posed by water hoses that are left to sit in the sun.

Watch the clip here: Hidden hazard: Cooper trauma doctor explains how water in hoses can cause significant injury during the summer, what to do

Office Locations

Level 1 Trauma Center

One Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ 08103
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Medical SchoolPhiladelphia College Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
InternshipTraditional - Philadelphia College Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
ResidencyGeneral Surgery - Philadelphia College Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
FellowshipTrauma and Surgical Critical Care - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Special Interests

Hemorrhagic shock, low volume resuscitation, exo-vascular hemorrhage control, hepatic trauma


  • American College of Surgeons
  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatric Trauma Society
  • Association for Academic Surgery


Frank B, Maher Z, Hazelton JP, et al. Venous Thromboembolism After Major Venous Injuries: Competing Priorities. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017

Tapson VF, Hazelton JP, et al. Evaluation of a Device Combining an Inferior Vena Cava Filters and a Central Venous Cather for Preventing Pulmonary Embolism Among Critically Ill Trauma Patients. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017

Koko KR, McCauley BM, Gaughan JP, Nolan RS, Fromer MW, Hagaman ALR, Choron RL, Brown SA, Hazelton JP. Kaloin-Based Hemostatic Dressing Improved Hemorrhage Control from a Penetrating Inferior Vena Cava Injury in Coagulopathic Swine. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017

Villalobos MA, Hazelton JP, et al. Caring for Critically Injured Children: An Analysis of 56 Pediatric Damage Control Laparotomies. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017

Masi Z, Gussman K, Hazelton JP, et al. Evaluation of the Diagnostic Value of a Venous Phase in CT Angiography of the Extremities in the Setting of Trauma. Emergen Radiol. 2017

Maher Z, Frank B, Sailant N, Goldenberg A, Dauer E, Hazelton JP, et al. Systemic Intraoperative Anticoagulation During Arterial Injury Repair: Implications for Patency and Bleeding. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017

Choron DL, Hazelton JP, et al. Intra-abdominal Packing with Laparotomy Pads and Quik-Clot During Damage Control Laparotomy: A Safety Analysis. Injury. 2016

Hazelton JP, Orfe EC, et al. The Impact of a Multidisciplinary Safety Checklist on Adverse Procedural Events During Bedside Bronchoscopy-Guided Percutaneous Tracheostomy. J Trauma Acute Care Surgery. 2015

Hazelton JP, Choron RL, et al. Comparison of Atriocaval Shunting with Perihepatic Packing Versus Perihepatic Packing Alone for Retrohepatic Vena Cava Injuries in a Swine Model. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015