Achalasia is a medical condition that affects the lower end of your esophagus. Your esophagus helps to guide food from your throat to your stomach, but if it fails to work properly, problems can ensue, and that’s what happens with achalasia. With this condition, the lower esophageal sphincter fails to open when food passes down […]
Meet Dr. Koeplin
Dr. Michael Koeplin is a Minnesota general surgeon treating patients throughout the Twin Cities Metro area. He specializes in hernia surgery, gallbladder removal, and other laparoscopic procedures. He has been practicing general surgery at Minnesota Surgical Associates, P.A. since 1994, and has performed over 15000 surgical procedures.
A lot of people assume that general fatigue and tiredness tends to slightly increase as we get older. While this is true to an extent, if you’re feeling fatigued after a good night’s sleep, or you never really seem to get your batteries fully recharged, there may be more to the story than just normal […]
Making a full recovery after a surgical operation begins long before you go under the knife. There are plenty of things you should do prior to your operation if you’re hoping to have a successful surgery and recovery, and there are also a bunch of steps you’ll have to take once the operation is complete. […]