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Dr. Irwin Cohen, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Amite, LA. He specializes in infectious disease medicine.Read his story
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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
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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."
Infectious Disease Medicine
2 Board Certifications
General Preventive Medicine
Accredited by: American Board of Preventive Medicine*
Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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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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