An adrenalectomy is a surgical procedure that is designed to remove one or both of the adrenal glands that sit atop a person’s kidneys. These glands help produce various hormones that regulate bodily functions like your blood pressure and metabolism, but if damage occurs or tumors develop on these glands, an adrenalectomy may need to […]
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 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 […]
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 […]