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Dr. Randy Cooper

Nephrology and Dialysis
AZ
28 years experience

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Specialties
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Nephrology and Dialysis

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

5 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Cooper
28 years experience
CVI vs PAD: Cvi refers to a disease state whereby the veins of the legs do not effectively pump the blood back to the heart. It is typically due to reflux within... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Cooper
28 years experience
What's hd access: A conduit by which a patient's blood can be removed so it can be cleaned by a dialysis machine and then re-infused back into a patient. There are 3 ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Cooper
28 years experience
Dialysis catheter: A dialysis catheter is a long catheter that is inserted into a larger vein (the internal jugular vein is most recommended) that allows for blood to be... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Cooper
28 years experience
Sx of CVI: Symptoms including leg heaviness, aching, itching or burning, leg tiredness or fatigue, cramping, and even restless legs. It can commonly cause swel... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Randy Cooper
28 years experience
Paintball and access: I would consider wearing an arm and elbow pad on your upper arm and elbow that is placed in the direction to cover the fistula. As for the pd catheter... Read More

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cooper is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1994MD
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