Benjamin R. Cohen, M.D., F.A.A.N.S., F.A.C.S.
Benjamin R. Cohen is a board-certified neurosurgeon specializing in spinal surgery. His practice includes revision spine surgery, adult scoliosis, and the treatment of spinal tumors and infections.
Born in Philadelphia, Dr. Cohen received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Temple University. He received his medical degree from The Chicago Medical School, where he was honored as the McGraw Hill Book Company "Outstanding Student;" Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society, junior selection; John J. Sheinin Research Award, and Board of Trustees Scholarship Award.
Dr. Cohen completed his general surgery internship and served as a neurological surgery resident at the Albany (NY) Medical Center. While there, he received the House Staff Scholarly Research Award. Dr. Cohen subsequently completed a fellowship in complex spinal surgery at the University of Alabama.
An author or co-author of numerous articles published in the fields of neurosurgery and complex spine surgery, Dr. Cohen has also given many presentations in these areas as well. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.).
Dr. Cohen's professional memberships include: American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Nassau County Medical Society, The Nassau Surgical Society, American Medical Association, and the Medical Society of the State of New York. He is a fellow candidate of the Scoliosis Research Society. Dr. Cohen also serves on the editorial board of the spine journal, Surgical Neurology International. Dr. Cohen was recently elected to the Long Island Board of the American Heart Association. He was awarded Top Doctor 2019 by Castle Connolly.
To produce the best possible surgical and lifestyle outcomes, Dr. Cohen works in collaboration with a team of fellowship-trained professionals, including experts in orthopaedic spine and plastic surgery.