Appendicitis is one of the most common health issues that requires surgical intervention. In fact, doctors perform about 750,000 surgeries on the appendix every year, so you probably know at least one person who has had their appendix removed or operated on. Below, we take a closer look at how the organ is removed using […]
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.
Do you enjoy your coffee piping hot in the morning? Or a steaming cup of tea before bed? While these hot drinks may taste good, new research suggests they may be putting your esophagus at risk. For the study, researchers enrolled nearly 50,000 people between the ages of 40 and 75 years old. Individuals from […]
Your thyroid is responsible for a number of important tasks, including the production of critical hormones that help to regulate bodily functions like your metabolism. If your thyroid isn’t working correctly, symptoms and other issues can develop, but it takes a specialist to figure out what’s going on with your thyroid. Maybe it’s underproducing hormones, […]