Dr. Kenneth Cohen, MD

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Kittner Eye Clinic 2226 Nelson Hwy Ste 200 Chapel Hill, NC 27517 Get Directions
Dr. Kenneth Cohen, MD
Dr. Kenneth Cohen, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Chapel Hill, NC. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 46 years. Dr. Cohen is affiliated with University of North Carolina Hospital.

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Dr. Cohen's Reviews

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based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Cohen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Durham, NC |
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 and not answer any of my questions. I would not recommend this man to follow my eye health concerns.
in Pittsboro, NC |
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 to watch 10 minutes on new laser procedures, I asked him if we could use it. He curtly informed me no. He provided no other information. Cannot recommend.
New York, NY |
Dr. Cohen mixed up which he would be the distance eye and which eye would be the near vision eye.
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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
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  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

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

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Il Coll Of Med

    Graduated in 1971

  • Internship Hospital
    J Hillis Miller Hlth Ctr-U

    Completed in 1972

  • Residency Hospital
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1977

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Medical College Of Wisconsin

    Completed in 1978

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery