Dr. Anders Cohen, DO

Dr. Anders Cohen, DO

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(10)
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Dr. Anders Cohen, DO is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Cohen is affiliated with Long Island College Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Hospital, Lutheran Medical Center and Brooklyn Hospital Center.

240 Willoughby St # 4E

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Spine Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cohen "Dr. Anders Cohen provides comprehensive Neurosurgical care combining the latest minimally invasive techniques for the brain & spine with the most humanistic attitude toward his patients."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acrocephalosyndactyly
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Hematoma
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nervous System Disorders
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Temporal Lobe Seizure
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tumor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Hofstra
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Massapequa General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • North Shore University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Cornell Neurosurgery Resident Teaching Award, 2007
  • Patients Choice Award, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Cohen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cohen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cohen to family and friends
4.9
based on 10 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Cohen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Brooklyn new york |
Dr. Cohen's expertise and skills immediately relieved my pain after sugery. The recovery pain has been minimal..AWESOME...
in Queens, New York |
Dr Anders Cohen is professional, skillful, honest, excellent, passionate and an amazing surgeon. He has compassion and understanding for his patients. He's there with you before, during and after surgery. I would highly recommend Dr Anders Cohen to my family, friends and anyone who requires his expertise.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cohen accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Cohen has admitting privileges

Brooklyn Hospital Center
121 Dekalb Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Long Island College Hospital
339 Hicks St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Lutheran Medical Center
150 55th St
Brooklyn, NY 11220
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Saint Barnabas Hospital
4422 3rd Ave
Bronx, NY 10457
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