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Joel D. Cooper, MD

Abramson Cancer Center

Degree and Institution

MD, Harvard Medical School

Administrative Title

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery


Cancer Programs
Gastrointestinal Cancer Program
» Surgery

Lung Cancer Program
» Thoracic Surgery

Other Affiliations
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American College of Chest Physicians
American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
American Society of Transplant Surgeons
American Surgical Assocation
American Thoracic Society
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Society of University Surgeons
Transplantation Society
Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons
International Society for Heart Transplantat

Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital

Board Certifications
Surgery, 1979
Thoracic Surgery, 1972

Honors and Award

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors issue, 2007-2008
University Health Network's (UHN) Global Impact Award, 2007
Recognized by Best Doctors in America, 2007-2008
Recognized by American's Top Doctors, 2007


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Contact Information

Joel D. Cooper

Hospital of the University of Pennysylvania
3400 Spruce Street
6 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Office Phone: 215-662-2022

Gabrielle Zitani
Office Phone: 215-615-1793
Appointment Phone: 1-800-789-PENN (7366)
Fax: 215-614-1861

"Lung Cancer: Surgical Perspectives" by Joel Cooper View Presentation from Dr. Cooper at the Abramson Cancer Center's Research Report: Celebrating Innovations 2008