Dr. Philip Cohen, MD

Dr. Philip Cohen, MD

Dermatopathology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Philip Cohen, MD is a dermatopathology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1983 and specializes in dermatopathology.Read his story

8899 University Center Ln

San Diego, CA 92122

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Cohen's Experience

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

Dr. Cohen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cohen "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."
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1  Specialties

  • Dermatopathology

2  Board Certifications

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

49  Conditions Treated

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3  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.


  • 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
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have seen Dr. Cohen for several years now. I have found him to be an excellent health care provider. He is very careful in his examinations and takes great care to make sure that I understand his recommendations, spending as much time as is needed. I highly recommend Dr. Cohen to anyone who is...more
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