Dr. Kenneth Cohen, MD

Dr. Kenneth Cohen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. Kenneth Cohen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Univ Of Il Coll Of Med in 1971 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2226 Nelson Hwy Ste 200

Chapel Hill, NC 27517

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Sjögren's Syndrome
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more than 97% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
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more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

74  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • J Hillis Miller Hlth Ctr-U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

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
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cohen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Cohen is inconsiderate to his staff. He's constantly yelling at someone to get him this, or do that. I could not and would not subject myself to working with him on a daily basis. During my visit, I waited for three hours only to spend less than five minutes with him, and he would cut me off...more
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I have visited him twice. The first time he forgot to ask about or to include prism in my lenses. The second time he stated that I was a good candidate for cataract surgery. I asked him why I needed cataract surgery. The sum total of his response was It's entirely up to you. After being forced...more
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Dr. Cohen mixed up which he would be the distance eye and which eye would be the near vision eye.
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