Dr. Lawrence Cohen, MD

Dr. Lawrence Cohen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Lawrence Cohen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

417 N 11th St # 3

Richmond, VA 23298

Contact Information

(804) 828-7069

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

87  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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31  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.

Education

  • Adelphi University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Medical College of Virginia-Virginia Commonwealth University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Medical College of Virginia-Virginia Commonwealth University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Graduate Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of Rochester Medical Center-Strong Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Squaw Peak Surgery Center-Precetorship in Endoscopic Spine Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 2004
  • The Center for Spine Arthroplasty at the Endo-Surgery Institute-Charite Arttificial Disc Comprehensive Training Program
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Posterior upper cervical fusion in rheumatoid arthritis., 1992
  • Arthroscopic microdiscectomy versus nucleotomy techniques., 1993
  • Development of degenerative spondylosis of the lumbar spine after partial discectomy: comparison of laminotomy, discectomy and posterolateral discectomy, 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cohen's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cohen to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

this doctor was horrible I went to him for an independent medical exam I was asked to fill out an entry form on how I was feeling that particular day and since my car accident did not even take a minute to look at that states that I have nothing wrong with my back but when I asked him if he was...more
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Excellent surgical skills, hands, knowledge, and experience! Because of him ... I am not paralyzed any longer.
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