Dr. Irwin Cohen, MD

Dr. Irwin Cohen, MD

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Infectious Disease Medicine  |  
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76 y/o
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Dr. Irwin Cohen, MD is an infectious disease medicine doctor who practices in Hammond, LA. He is 76 years old. Dr. Cohen is affiliated with Slidell Memorial Hospital, North Oaks Medical Center, St. Tammany Parish Hospital and Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore.

Children's International Medical Group

42124 Veterans Ave

Hammond, LA 70403
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Accepted insurance

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

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Care Philosophy

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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Dr. Cohen's Experience

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Dr. Cohen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
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  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in General Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics
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  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

Background Check

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • 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
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
2.3
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Cohen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Cohen accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

Hospitals where Dr. Cohen has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore
100 Medical Center Dr
Slidell, LA 70461
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North Oaks Medical Center
15790 Paul Vega MD Dr
Hammond, LA 70403
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Slidell Memorial Hospital
1001 Gause Blvd
Slidell, LA 70458
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St. Tammany Parish Hospital
1202 S Tyler St
Covington, LA 70433
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