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Matthew Cooper

Matthew Marc Cooper, MD MBA FACS

3M Center
Bldg. 270-3A-04
St. Paul, MN  55144
United States
651 276 4730
651 736 4689 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Medical Information Director, 3M Health Information Systems
Medical Director, CareCore National (13-14)
Medical Director, Cardiovascular Surgery, HealthEast Care System (11-13)
Medical Director, Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, St. Francis Health System (08-10)
Chief of Departments and Divisions of Surgery/Cardiovascular Surgery (95-01)
Assist Clinical Professor of Surgery, Univ of Nevada School of Medicine (94-00)
Senior Registrar, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Hosp for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street (91-92)
Chief Resident & Resident Thoracic Surgery, Columbia Univ (89-91)
Chief & Senior Resident, Surgery, Univ of Iowa (87-89)
Medical Staff Fellow, Surgery Branch NHLBI, NIH (85-87)
Teaching Asst, Surgery, NYU School of Medicine (83-85)

Other Interests

Design Innovation, Leadership, and Business Administration
System Evolution
Apico-aortic conduit/aortic valve bypass for critical aortic stenosis
Application of aviation safety practices to health care
Endovascular repair of thoracic/abdominal aneurysmal disease
Critical team communication and performance
Vascular and Thoracic Surgery
Minimally invasive techniques
Development of simulation and virtual reality training
Mechanical circulatory assistance
Complex valve repair and ablation atrial fibrillation

Additional Educational Information

Watson Graduate School of Management, Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University (MBA 2013)
Harvard-MIT Simulation Training, 2007
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard Univ, Program in Health Policy, 1997
Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond St, London, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellowship (91-92)
Columbia Prebyterian Hospital Thoracic Fellowship (89-91)
University of Iowa General Surgery Residency (87-89)
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Fellowship (85-87)
NYU/Manhattan VA/Bellevue Surgical Residency (1983-85)
New York University School of Medicine (M.D.with Honors 1983)
Franklin & Marshall College (B.A. 1979, magna cum laude)

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Congenital
  • Critical Care
  • Thoracic
  • Vascular
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Basic science
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac
  • Professional Affairs
  • Chest wall
  • Congenital
  • Heart failure
  • Coronary disease
  • Diaphragm
  • Education
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular
  • Esophagus
  • Ethics
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Great vessels
  • Critical Care
  • Lung
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Mediastinum
  • Medical technology
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Pleura
  • Thoracic
  • Trachea and bronchi
  • Transplant
  • Valve disease
  • Vascular