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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 73

110 W Robert St
Hammond, LA 70401
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Dr. Cohen's Experience

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Dr. Cohen's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Cohen Performs

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Touro Infirmary
1401 Foucher Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Retina Associates
Retina Associates
110 W Robert St
Hammond, LA 70401
Retina Associates
64040 Highway 434 Ste 103
Lacombe, LA 70445
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    Dr. Cohen's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Cataract
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Glaucoma
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Edema
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Pars Planitis
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Cohen

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Graduated in 1966

    Internship Hospital

    Touro Infirm
    Complete in 1967

    Residency Hospital

    Tulane University Hospital
    Complete in 1972

    Fellowship Hospital

    Washington University
    Complete in 1973
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cohen & Staff

    • English
    • Russian
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Cohen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cohen

     

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    Dr. Cohen's Office & Staff
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Cohen
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Cohen accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Universal American
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    Office Locations

    A
    Retina Associates
    110 W Robert St
    Hammond, LA 70401
    1-800-895-3961 (Office)
    (504) 895-6717 (Fax)
    B
    Retina Associates
    64040 Highway 434 Ste 103
    Lacombe, LA 70445
    (985) 882-4201 (Office)
    C
    Retina Associates
    4224 Houma Blvd Ste 160
    Metairie, LA 70006
    (504) 456-9061 (Office)
    D
    Retina Associates
    3525 Prytania St Ste 320
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 895-3961 (Office)
    E
    Retina Associates
    900 Canal Blvd Ste 3
    Thibodaux, LA 70301
    (985) 448-3353 (Office)
    F
    Retina Associates
    603 Dunn St
    Houma, LA 70360
    1-800-895-3961 (Office)
    (504) 895-6716 (Fax)
    G
    Retina Associates
    712 Belanger St
    Houma, LA 70360
    1-800-895-3961 (Office)
    (504) 895-6716 (Fax)
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    Dr. Cohen's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Cohen
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cohen to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
    Your gender
       
    Your age group
    18 – 24
    Confirm survey via email or text message*
    We'll just be sending you a link to confirm your survey.
     

    * required

    By submitting this survey, you agree to the terms and conditions of the User Agreement.