Dr. George Cooper Jr, MD

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Dr. George Cooper Jr, MD
One of Rhode Island's most experienced vein surgeons, Dr. George Cooper specializes in treating varicose veins, venous insufficiency, and other vein-related conditions using state-of-the-art treatment methods. A graduate of Seton Hall College of Medicine in Jersey City, Dr. Cooper completed his internship at St. Francis Hospital in Trenton. He then went on to undergo general surgery training at Milwaukee County Hospital in Wisconsin, and cardiac and thoracic surgery training at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Over the years, he has served as a clinical associate professor of surgery at Brown University School of Medicine as well as president of Kent Hospital's Physician Hospital Organization. He has also published extensively on the topics of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery in professional journals. Board-certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Cooper is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the prestigious Society for Thoracic Surgeons. He is also a member of the group Vein Experts, an online patient/physician resource dedicated to the treatment of venous disease. Along with serving as Northeast Vein's founder and lead physician, Dr. Cooper enjoy privileges at several local hospitals, including Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, Miriam Hospital in Providence, and Kent County Memorial Hospital in Warwick.

840 Greenwich Ave

Warwick, RI 02886

Contact Information

(401) 739-0011

Dr. George Cooper Jr, MD

Dr. George Cooper Jr, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas


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Varicose Veins
more than 76% of peers
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
more than 55% of peers
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
more than 51% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cooper Jr "Vein issues aren't just unsightly and inconvenient; they can also have a profound impact on your quality of life and overall health. At Northeast Vein & Laser Center in Warwick, RI, we specialize in treating varicose veins, and other venous diseases, with state-of-the-art techniques. Call today to schedule a consultation with vein expert Dr. George Cooper, and rest assured knowing your circulatory health is in good hands."


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  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Leg Swelling
  • Leg Ulcer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Spider Veins
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Ulcer


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  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Arterial Duplex Ultrasound
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laser Ablation
  • Lung Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Spider Vein Sclerotherapy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Closure
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

Background Check

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  • Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • St Francis Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1961
  • Marquette U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Milwaukee Chldns Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cooper Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Cooper Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cooper Jr to family and friends
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Cooper Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Harrisville, RI |
Amazing service from staff and doctor. Great listening skills! Articulate description of condition and suggested surgical procedure. Fully engaged in very personalized care. And do not let the quaint office fool you. This operation is light years ahead of the new, too large for life, newbee organizations with too many incompetent partners! Big money, staff, and heads are nother what is needed when your body needs help. See Dr.Cooper & Co.for the best vascular care ever!
in Richmond, RI |
High quality imaging equipment impressed me most. I work in health care. I know that good outcomes start with an accurate diagnosis.Two years ago I saw a different surgeon in Westerly. Dr. Cooper's equipment was obviously superior. I saw and understood everything Dr. Cooper explained. He asked a lot of questions which showed he considered many aspects of my heath which could have an impact on my vascular system. Also, the staff was knowledgeable and friendly. The office is clean and up to date
in Hope Valley, R.I |
Dr Cooper is a wonder surgeon who is extremely meticious in the way he approaches each of his procedures with each individual patient in mind. When you are with him, you never feel rushed in any way and feel as though your well being is of the upmost importance to him. He is what I would consider an old school type of Doctor who does not run his practice like a mill and you are never made to feel like just a number. I would highly recommend this caring, kind and efficient man.
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Dr. Cooper Jr accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Cooper Jr has admitting privileges

Miriam Hospital
164 Summit Ave
Providence, RI 02906
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Rhode Island Hospital
593 Eddy St
Providence, RI 02903
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