Dr. Joseph Cohen III, MD

Dr. Joseph Cohen III, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Joseph Cohen III, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania in 1984 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.Read his story

630 Plantation St

Worcester, MA 01605

Contact Information

(508) 425-5880

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cohen III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Counseling
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cohen III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Cohen III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cohen III "Endocrinologist Dr. Joseph Cohen believes in spending as much time as needed with each patient he sees. "I think it's very important to take the time necessary to listen to patients. By understanding what their cares and concerns are, I can better outline the best approach for them to succeed. My approach is to do whatever it takes to get each patient where they need to be. I strive to be their advocate for better health." As an endocrinologist, Dr. Cohen's goal is to keep patients with diabetes as healthy as possible. "Diabetes can cause many problems with the body, and increases the likelihood of many different complications. You have to establish a specific strategy with each patient that is appropriate for them, to minimize these complications and manage the disease," he explains. According to Dr. Cohen, new technology has made dealing with diabetes easier, but there is still a lot the patient must do to keep their blood sugar level within a safe range. "A major part of living with diabetes is being aware of your blood sugar level and overall condition, and taking an active part in your care. Even if you are wearing an insulin pump you need to be very knowledgeable about your condition so the device is working for your body the way it was intended." Dr. Cohen enjoys working with a wide range of patients at Reliant Medical Group and helping them improve their health. "The patients that I work and interact with here give me a great sense of satisfaction. It's mentally stimulating as well as very fulfilling to deal with endocrine problems each day and have a positive impact. I really enjoy my work here." When he is not busy helping his patients, Dr. Cohen enjoys being outdoors with his wife and family enjoying such activities as hiking, skiing, tennis, and geocaching – an outdoor treasure-hunting game. Like a lot of New Englanders, he is also a big fan of the Boston Red Sox."
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2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

42  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Baylor College Of Med Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor College Med Affil Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Mass Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cohen III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cohen III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cohen III to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cohen III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He's absolutely wonderful!!! Caring, takes as much time is needed; and keeps you on track with blood work ect. Highly recommend!!
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