Skin cancer comes in many forms, one of which is known as basal cell carcinoma. This type of cancer develops in the basal cells, which are responsible for producing new skin cells when the old ones die off. They tend to develop as a result of long-term exposure to ultraviolet radiation, and typically form in […]
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.
Hernia surgery is one of the most common procedures that Dr. Koeplin and his team perform, and while the vast majority have great outcomes, your recovery is not fully dictated by their surgical skill. For many patients, how well they’ll recover following hernia surgery is dictated in part by the effort they put in before […]
If you have chronic heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease, one of the treatment options is a surgical operation known as the LINX procedure. The LINX technique is a relatively new procedure that either meets or exceeds safety and effectiveness standards of the more traditional nissen fundoplication procedure for GERD management. In today’s blog, we answer […]