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Dr. Arthur Cooler, MD

General Surgery*
4.3 (6)
Map Pin Small Columbia, SC
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Arthur Cooler, MD

Dr. Arthur Cooler, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Columbia, SC. They specialize in General Surgery, has 33 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Augusta University Medical College of Georgia and is affiliated with Musc Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown, Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center and Prisma Health Richland Hospital. Dr. Cooler, completed a residency at University Sc-Richland Memorial Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Cooler an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Cooler works at MUSC Health Surgical Associates Columbia Medical Park NE in Columbia, SC. They frequently treat conditions like Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD and PVD) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Cooler's Office Locations

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    MUSC Health Surgical Associates Columbia Medical Park NE
    114 Gateway Corporate Blvd Ste 430, Columbia, SC 29203 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (803) 365-8650

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Musc Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown
  • Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center
  • Prisma Health Richland Hospital

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Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization

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Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Abdominal Pain
Appendicitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallstones
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adolescent Cancer
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Age Spots
Airway Disorders
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Aneurysm
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Anorectal Abscess
Aortic Aneurysm
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Baker’s Cyst
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bowel Strangulation
Brain Injury
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breathing Disorders
Cancer Treatment Complications
Cardiovascular Disease
Carotid Artery Disease
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chest Trauma
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
Colic
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Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Common Bile Duct Stone
Congenital Heart Defects
Conn's Syndrome
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Diverticulitis
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Dysphagia
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Endocrine Disorders
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Varices
Fibromyomas
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroenteritis
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Goiter
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Gynecologic Cancer
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Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthrophic Scar
Ileus
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Iliac Aneurysm
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intermittent Claudication
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Keloid Scar
Laceration
Leg Venous Ulcer
Lipomas
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Lower Extremity Trauma
Lump
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Lung Cancer
Lymphedema
Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Malignant Pleural Effusion
Mass
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Melanoma
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Mesenteric Artery Ischemia
Mole
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Multi-System Organ Failure
Multiple Injuries
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Obstructive Jaundice
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
Pancreatitis
Pancreatobiliary Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Partial Lung Collapse
Pediatric Cancer
Pelvic Abscess
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Pelvic Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phantom Limb Pain
Phlebitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Pleurisy
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Poor Circulation
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Peritoneal Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Rectal Cancer
Rectal Diseases
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Hypertension
Respiratory Diseases
Respiratory Failure
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sarcoma
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Scrotal Mass
Secondary Malignancies
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Skin Cancer
Skin Diseases
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Disorders
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spider Veins
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thrombophlebitis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Nodule
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tumor
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Ulcer
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Umbilical Hernia
Upper Extremity Infection
Varicose Veins
Varicose Veins Genital
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Vascular Trauma
Vein Diseases
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Ventral Hernia
Warts
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Wounds
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Abdominal Mass Biopsy
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Angioplasty
Angioplasty With Stent Placement
Aortic Repair
Appendectomy
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Colectomy
Colostomy
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrotomy
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Varicose Vein Procedure
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    About Dr. Arthur Cooler, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 33 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1326078890
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Sc-Richland Memorial Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • University Sc
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Augusta University Medical College of Georgia
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Arthur Cooler, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Cooler is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Cooler works at MUSC Health Surgical Associates Columbia Medical Park NE in Columbia, SC. View the full address on Dr. Cooler’s profile.

    Dr. Cooler has seen patients for Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD and PVD), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Cooler on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    6 patients have reviewed Dr. Cooler. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Cooler.

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