Dr. Brian L. Cohen, MD

Dr. Brian L. Cohen, MD

Urology | Male | 41 years old

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As a urologist specializing in reconstruction and complex bladder issues, I enjoy listening to my patients, discovering their needs, and tailoring treatment options to best serve each individual. Very often, patients with bladder symptoms are unable to enjoy things which others may take for granted, and this impacts their quality of life. My job is to work with each person to discover what their needs are, and to offer treatments to improve their quality of life.Read more

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I have been in Asheville since 2008 and enjoy taking care of the people of Western NC. Read more

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based on 18 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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Dr. Cohen seems to genuinely care about his patients in a world where most medical professionals try to rush you out. I have been through several urologists throughout the years and I found him to be the best overall.
Waynesville, NC |
Dr. Cohen offered several possible interventions and helped me select the most appropriate. He has seen me for an office visit as often as I have needed without ever questioning my request for an office visit. I have trust in his surgical abilities as well as his in-depth knowledge of urological issues.
in Asheville, NC |
Took the time to listen, really listen to what I and my wife's questions were. Explanations were through, given in a language we could understand. Was up to date with recent development of my condition. Careful consideration was given for my other medical conditions (MS)
in Brevard, NC |
Dr.Brian Cohen has a most impressive CV. He and his entire staff are extremely pleasant and will attempt to move up your scheduled appointment should a cancellation occur. His nurse Beth is a personable and caring heath care professional as is Dr. BRIAN COHEN .His front end staff are very compasionate and make a stressful situation much easier on the patient and family members.I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PRACTICE and THIS DOCTOR!
Fairview, NC |
He really listened to what I told him. I was skeptical because of another Dr. diagnosis several years ago for kidney stones and he understood. Very friendly.
in Asheville, NC |
He did not seem too interested in hearing my comments. He seemed to have his mind made up regarding my status by report faxed to his office by my Internist's information. I had a UTI, but Dr. Cohen did not catch it nor did he give me the results from the urine sample taken at their office. I receive confirmation of the UTI from my internist. I felt rushed.
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Dr. Cohen says...

I have been in Asheville since 2008 and enjoy taking care of the people of Western NC. 

Dr. Cohen's Care Philosophy

As a urologist specializing in reconstruction and complex bladder issues, I enjoy listening to my patients, discovering their needs, and tailoring treatment options to best serve each individual. Very often, patients with bladder symptoms are unable to enjoy things which others may take for granted, and this impacts their quality of life. My job is to work with each person to discover what their needs are, and to offer treatments to improve their quality of life.

Dr. Cohen says...

I undertook an extra year of training called a fellowship year. During this year I gained additional training and expertise in caring for patients with complex bladder problems, prolapse, incontinence, and patients with neurologic issues that affect their bladder function. I am happy to share my expertise and to offer people in Western NC new treatments for their urologic problems that were recently unavilable.

Dr. Cohen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Urology
  •  Board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Urology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Incontinence
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Neurogenic Bladder and Urinary Incontinence
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    U Nc Chapel Hill

    Graduated in 1997

  • Other Education
    University Of North Carolina School Of Public Health

    Completed in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Urology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Male Adult Urology
  • Neurourology & Reconstructive Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Botox® for the Bladder
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lithotripsy for Kidney Stones
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS)
  • Prolapse Repair
  • Prostate Removal
  • Radical Cystectomy
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate)
  • Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor (TURBT)
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Reconstruction
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • UroLift®
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

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