Dr. Douglas Cohen, MD

Dr. Douglas Cohen, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Douglas Cohen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1000 10th Ave Ste 5G80

New York, NY 10019

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Cohen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cohen treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Cohen treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spondylosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cohen treats Spondylosis more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Cohen treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Herniated Disc
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cohen treats Herniated Disc more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Cohen treats this condition more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Cohen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Douglas Cohen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1996
Columbia Presby Med Center
Residency Hospital
1991
Columbia Presby Med Center
Internship Hospital
1990
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
1996
1991
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Cohen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cohen

3.7

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
60%
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4 Stars
10%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
30%
(3)

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I was a patient of doctor Cohen (butcher) back in 2016. He was supposed to perform surgery on the disc C6 that did not fuse from 2014 surgery. However, he replaced some other 2 discs, C2 and C3. He took a bone from my hip and placed it in 2 not required for operation discs. I ended up with bone...Read More
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Dr. Cohen alleviated my back, buttocks, and leg pain. I had spine surgery on Tuesday and I’m already pain free. Dr. Cohen answered all our questions and I knew I was in excellent hands. Staten Island needed an exceptional neurosurgeon and that’s Dr. Cohen. I’m happy with the outcome. Should have...Read More
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Dr. Cohen repeatedly ignored my complaints of increased pain post surgery. His only answer was a dismissive "Wait a year." It is now 1 year post surgery and my pain is almost unbearable.
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Dr. Cohen was absolutely great!!! The staff is just the opposite. I have been looking to get a copy of my PT prescription for also most a week and the staff do not even bother to call back. They say they will email it but have an attitude when you call. Change your staff doc. Sorry!!
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO