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, […]
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 hernia develops when an organ pushes through the wall of the muscle that encircles it, and they can occur in many different areas of the body. One of the more common locations for a hernia to develop is in your abdominal wall. Today, we take a closer look at the different types of hernias […]
You’ve probably heard the term “heart attack” before in reference to a cardiovascular event, but have you heard of a gallbladder attack? While they may not be as immediately life threatening as a heart attack, a gallbladder attack should not be taken lightly, because it can lead to more serious gallbladder conditions. Here’s a closer […]