Dr. Penelope Cohen, MD

Dr. Penelope Cohen, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Penelope Cohen, MD is a dermatologist in Somerset, NJ and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Medical School in 1986 and specializes in dermatology.

1527 State Route 27 Ste 2800

Somerset, NJ 08873

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Acne
very high
more than 94% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 93% of peers
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
normal
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Cohen'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.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

54  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Umdnj-New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Umdnj-Robert Wood Johnson Med Sch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • New York Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

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

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cohen to family and friends
19 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Cohen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

After reading the other comments, I realize that I am not the only one with the staff problems. The doctor is good but one girl in the office is nasty and rude. I would like to recommend this doctor only if she changes some of her staff.
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My family and I have been seeing Dr Cohen for years. I usually do not stay with a doctor if I don't care for the staff. Dr Cohen is that good, so I made exceptions. If I am to rate only Dr Cohen she gets 5 stars in diagnostics. Her staff, might get a 3 or 2, because I never found the...more
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Office staff is very rude and unprofessional. Calling that office is like calling someone you've been in a fight with. Very nasty and rude. How can that be your point of contact? It's a shame. I'm sure Dr. Cohen is aware of her staff's behavior. People are calling because they need help and need to...more
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Very impersonal, no bedside manner at all. Abrupt, cold and and made me feel like I was bothering her.
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Office staff are very rude and arrogant. Please stay away from this doctor.
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