Dr. Douglas Cohen, MD

Dr. Douglas Cohen, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Douglas Cohen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1000 10th Ave Ste 5G80

New York, NY 10019

Contact Information

(212) 523-8500

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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Top Care Areas

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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 93% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 68% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
normal
more than 55% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • 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
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23  Procedures

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Columbia Presby Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Columbia Presby Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cohen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cohen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cohen

4.0

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(6)
4 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
22.22222222222222%
(2)

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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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Teresa Anastasio in Staten Island, New York – Feb 04, 2018
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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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New York, NY – Aug 28, 2017
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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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Naresh R in Jersey City, NJ – Feb 06, 2016
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