Despite its name, a sports hernia is not actually a hernia in the traditional sense. A standard hernia occurs when muscle pushes through an intestination wall or another soft tissue, but a sports hernia is categorized by an injury to the tendons that attach to the pelvis. Because of the true nature of its injury, […]
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.
Skin cancer can develop in a number of different forms, all of which need to be treated with individualized care. One of the more common types of skin cancer is called squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). In fact, it is the second most common form of skin cancer behind basal cell carcinoma. Below, we take a […]
Summer is a time for backyard barbecues, trips to the lake and spending time outside with friends and family, but unfortunately it’s also a time when heartburn is most prevalent. According to a recent survey of individuals with frequent heartburn, summer is the worst season for their condition. Nearly half of the survey respondents said […]