Dr. Philip Cohen, MD

Dermatopathology  |  
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Age 58
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Dr. Philip Cohen, MD
Philip R. Cohen, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist who practices medical dermatology with special interest in skin-cancer and skin-related side effects of cancer treatment. As a professor in the Department of Dermatology, Dr. Cohen trains medical students and residents at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He especially enjoys mentoring students in writing medical literature. Dr. Cohen completed fellowships in dermatopathology at University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center and in Mohs micrographic surgery at the Dermatologic Surgery Center of Houston. He did residencies in dermatology at The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University and University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center after earning his medical degree from New York Medical College. Dr. Cohen is board-certified in dermatology. He has more than 500 publications in peer reviewed publications, including The New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Archives of Dermatology and Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

UC San Diego Health - La Jolla

8899 University Center Ln

San Diego, CA 92122

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Dr. Philip Cohen, MD

Dr. Philip Cohen, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Cohen's Experience

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Dr. Cohen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Dermatopathology
  • Board certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Dermatopathology
2

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Dermatopathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
54

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Tex Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • College P&S Columbia University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Tex Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Tex Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

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
2.3
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Cohen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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  • Aetna
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
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    Cigna PPO
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  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Cohen has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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