Dr. David Cohen, MD

Dr. David Cohen, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. David Cohen, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

601 N CAROLINE ST 5235

Baltimore, MD 21287

Contact Information

(410) 955-0981

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Spine Deformities
more than 88% of peers
more than 83% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 78% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cohen "I believe in providing the highest quality care for patients with spinal conditions."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

73  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacroilitis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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38  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Arm Surgery
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Osteotomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Johns Hopkins University Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Johns Hopkins University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • A-O International Travelling Spine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Aaos/Oref Health Services Research Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Johns Hopkins Spine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cohen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cohen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cohen to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Cohen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Cohen is a physician who listens to his patients, he is caring and compassionate. Great bedside manner, I have been a patient for many years, would not trust anyone else for my spine issues.
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My L5 had a birth defect and was useless at age 47 - Cohen operated 8-2015. L3 & L4 were both fractured due to the defect at L5. Some doctors wanted to do less invasive laser surgery but cohen said if I did that I would have to have another surgery in a few years, so I allowed him to cut me and...more
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I have severe spine problems and getting worse since 2008. Pain very bad, quality life not good any more. I am sad and I cried a little. I said to him please can you help me He said to me without any eye contact! I DIDNT DO THIS TO YOU! I said to him I didn't say you did I didn't know where to...more
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