A triple Board-Certified physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Dr. Cohen graduated with distinction in Psychology from McGill University, and received his medical degree from Tel Aviv University’s Sackler School of Medicine. Subsequently, he completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he served as chief resident. He was fellowship-trained in Spine and Occupational Medicine at Boston’s New England Baptist Hospital, with a focus on spinal intervention and functional restoration.
He has been a physiatrist at the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center in Trumbull, Connecticut since 2001, and joined Connecticut Orthopaedics in 2018.
He is a member of the Spine Intervention Society where he served as Vice Chairman of the Education Division, and presently serves as Chairman of the Instructor Development Committee. He has been a national level instructor of spinal intervention procedures since 2008. Other professional affiliations include the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, North American spine Society, and American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Quinnipiac Frank H. Netter School of Medicine, and has published numerous articles and textbook chapters on the topic of spine care. Most recently, he served as Associate Editor and contributing author of “Atlas of Image Guided Spinal Procedures, 2nd ed.” He was included in Connecticut Magazine’s “Top Doctors” in 2017, and has received multiple online awards including Patient’s Choice Award, Compassionate Doctor Award, Checkbook Top Doc and Top 10 Doctor-State Award. Dr. Cohen focuses on making accurate diagnoses, educating patients, and offering non-operative treatments to restore mobility and functioning.