Dr. Cooper is a very respected thoracic surgeon at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, having graduated as a medical student from Harvard Medical School back in 1964. He was a fellow at the same university and started his medical career at the University of Toronto in 1972. Dr. Joel Cooper is well known for being the first to successfully perform a lung transplant, and later, the first successful double lung transplant. These successful firsts paved the way for increased survivability among lung cancer patients, including those affected by mesothelioma. Dr. Joel Cooper has been the recipient of many awards and honors, most linked to the lung transplants he pioneered.
Harvard Medical School - 1964
Massachusetts General Hospital and Pennsylvania Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Abramson Cancer Center Hospital University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
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Linking clinical phenotypes of chronic lung allograft dysfunction to changes in lung structure.
Verleden SE1, Vasilescu DM2, McDonough JE3, Ruttens D4, Vos R4, Vandermeulen E4, Bellon H4, Geenens R4, Verbeken EK4, Verschakelen J4, Van Raemdonck DE4, Wuyts WA4, Sokolow Y5, Knoop C5, Cooper JD6, Hogg JC2, Verleden GM4, Vanaudenaerde BM4.See more >>
Morphometric Analysis of Explant Lungs in Cystic Fibrosis.
Boon M1, Verleden SE2, Bosch B1, Lammertyn EJ2, McDonough JE2, Mai C3, Verschakelen J3, Kemner-van de Corput M4, Tiddens HA4,5, Proesmans M1, Vermeulen FL1, Verbeken EK6, Cooper J7, Van Raemdonck DE2, Decramer M2, Verleden GM2, Hogg JC8, Dupont LJ2, Vanaudenaerde BM2, De Boeck K1.See more >>
Small-airway obstruction and emphysema in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
John E. McDonough, M.Sc., Ren Yuan, M.D., Ph.D., Masaru Suzuki, M.D., Ph.D., Nazgol Seyednejad, B.Sc., W. Mark Elliott, Ph.D., Pablo G. Sanchez, M.D., Alexander C. Wright, Ph.D., Warren B. Gefter, M.D., Leslie Litzky, M.D., Harvey O. Coxson, Ph.D., Peter D. Paré, M.D., Don D. Sin, M.D., Richard A. Pierce, Ph.D., Jason C. Woods, Ph.D., Annette M. McWilliams, M.D., John R. Mayo, M.D., Stephen C. Lam, M.D., Joel D. Cooper, M.D., and James C. Hogg, M.D., Ph.D. N Engl J Med 2011; 365:1567-1575October 27, 2011DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1106955See more >>
Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica presenting as a single dominant tracheal mass.
Raess PW1, Cowan SW, Haas AR, Zhang PJ, Litzky LA, Miller WT Jr, Cooper JD, Deshpande CG.See more >>
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Verified Patient ReviewsRate This Doctor
September 11, 2015
by Janet Carnival
“I am an emphysema patient and 16 years ago Dr. Cooper gave my life back. ”
September 02, 2012
by Steve A.
“A long time ago Dr. Cooper saved my life and since then he remained my oncologist. I will be forever grateful. I recommend him, he is a caring and professional doctor. ”