Dr. Irwin Cohen, MD

Dr. Irwin Cohen, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
77 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Irwin Cohen, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Amite, LA. He specializes in infectious disease medicine.Read his story

Children's International Medical Group

106 Mimosa St

Amite, LA 70422
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Cohen's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in General Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Cohen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cohen "Irwin Cohen MD, MPH & TM is board certified in Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine and held boards in Infectious Diseases. Dr. Cohen graduated from the University of Rochester Medical School and completed residencies at the University of North Carolina and University of Chicago. He received his MPH & TM degree at Tulane University and completed an Infectious Disease Fellowship at LSU. He then spent three years in the Peace Corps in Nigeria and established the first voluntary blood donorship service in the Eastern Region. From there he spent nine months in Yugoslavia evaluating a stroke rehabilitation program , two years in Guatemala as a volunteer physician at the Behrhorst Clinic, two years in Jamaica working with Project Hope, and two years in the U.S. Navy at Camp LeJeune, NC. He then worked 24 years at Tulane University Medical School as Professor of Pediatrics and Community Medicine where he directed the Third Year Pediatric Clerkship, transitional residency program and the international and national programs in community medicine. He was medical director and pediatrician at Lallie Kemp Hospital, and then served as physican to the school based health centers in Greensburg. He has a lovely wife, three sons, a foster daughter and six grandchildren."
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1  Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • General Preventive Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Preventive Medicine*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

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0 Sanctions

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  • University of Rochester Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • U No Carolina
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of North Carolina, University Of Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • LSU School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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