Dr. Russell Cohen, MD

Dr. Russell Cohen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Russell Cohen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

5301 E Grant Rd

Tucson, AZ 85712

Contact Information

(520) 784-6200

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Arthroscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cohen "General Orthopaedics-Minimally Invasive TEchniques in Joint Replacement"

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

73  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • 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 Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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25  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Arizona College Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cohen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cohen's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cohen to family and friends
44 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (11)

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

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr Cohen is AMAZING!!! I would highly recommend him to anyone needing a total hip replacement! My surgery was Virtually painless with NO precautions what so ever!! He is so knowledgeable and his technology is way beyond any other surgeon in town. I was doing high knees and wall squats two days...more
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Needed bilateral hip replacements. Very knowledgeable, easy to work with, recommended a friend. Wouldn't voluntarily go elsewhere.
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THIS PHYSICIAN IS HIGHLY OVERRATED .He always seems like he is in a hurry ,does not like to answer questions and is a bore [rude]. My joint replacement did not turn out well and several years later is still painful.There are many other competent Orthopedic Surgeons in Tucson ,so why tolerate his...more
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Dr. Cohen did a hip replacement on my partner. He was arrogant, nasty, and made us feel like stupid, unintelligent peasants. The surgery was at best adequate. There was no follow up. We were just another number..
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Dr. Russell Cohen is the best knee doctor ever! He replaced both of my knees this summer. He did them 6 weeks apart. I was walking on the new knees the next day without a walker. I had been very skeptical about getting knee surgery for years and had put it off. Now I am very glad I did it. My...more
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