Dr. Mark Cooper
Mark E. Cooper, MD, FACS
Board Certified General Surgery
Compassionate Doctor certification recognized by Castle-Connolly. Honor earned for physician’s overall and bedside manner scores.
Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital
2000 Church St.
Nashville, TN 37236
Baptist Plaza Surgicare
2011 Church St.
Nashville, TN 37236
Meet Dr. Cooper
- Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
- Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
- Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
- Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
American College of Surgeons
February 4, 2020, marked the 20th anniversary of World Cancer Day. This global movement was organized and started by six oncologists in 1999 before the start of the new Millenium. Together, they drafted the Charter of Paris Against Cancer, which outlines key issues...
January is National Thyroid Awareness Month. According to the American Thyroid Association, 1 in 10 people suffer from a thyroid disorder. They also found that at least 1 in 8 women will develop a thyroid disorder during her lifetime. Did you know, more than half of...
Most of us crave our favorite comfort foods during the holidays, but they often come with a range of side effects relating to digestive issues. Experiencing heartburn or acid reflux can really take away from the holiday spirit. To help you avoid one of the most common...
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GERD Awareness Part 1: Understanding GERD Do you have chronic heartburn or acid reflux? You may have gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD for short. It can be easy to confuse each of these conditions, but in this article, we hope to create more GERD awareness. GERD...
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Part 1: What is it? Known as the world's toughest cancer, pancreas cancer ranks in the top five most dangerous types of cancer including lung, breast, and colon cancer. This cancer develops and grows in the cells of the pancreas and is...
Here at The Surgical Clinic, we know the link between diabetes and your feet. We hope this article will help you understand how important taking care of your feet is when you have diabetes. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a lifelong chronic disease that is caused by...
Every year, October 1st marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This month is important because breast cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer among women. At The Surgical Clinic, our expert surgeons specialize in helping patients with breast cancer....
Overview - PAD Awareness The first step for increased PAD awareness is understanding the disease. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common circulatory disease in which fatty plaque builds up in the arteries causing the reduction of blood flow to your head, organs,...
Robotic surgery is the newest form of minimally invasive surgery. With more surgical robots being produced, their benefits are becoming more available to patients. One particular innovation is the da Vinci® Surgical System. The system allows doctors to perform...