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Dr. Marc Cohen

Pain Management Specialist/Anesthesia

Dr. Marc S. Cohen is a specialist in Interventional Pain Management and Anesthesiology.

He received his undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where he did undergraduate research at the renown Yerkes Primate Center studying theories of addiction and pharmacology. He is also an alumnus of Georgetown University where he received an M.S. in Physiology and Biophysics at one of the strongest programs of its kind in the country. In 2009, Dr. Cohen attended Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel. During his medical education he was involved in multiple research projects looking at mechanisms of knee pain and treatment for which he has been published in several journals. He also partook in volunteer missions to help assist under-served patients with medical needs.

Dr. Cohen completed a preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He went on to complete the next three years of his residency in Anesthesiology at the same hospital taking care of thousands of patients and making sure they were safe during surgery. During this time, he learned advanced techniques in nerve blocks needed for surgery which can also be used to treat various pain disorders. It was during this time Dr. Cohen took an interest in Pain Management working with several respected specialists to publish articles in major journals focusing on post-surgical pain syndromes.

After Dr. Cohen completed his training in Anesthesiology, he went on to attend the renowned Mount Sinai Hospital for fellowship training in Interventional Pain Management. Dr. Cohen was able to work at one of the best programs in New York City to master skills needed to treat and prevent pain, helping patients who suffer from serious and debilitating pain syndromes return to their normal lives.

Special Services

Dr. Cohen uses a mutlimodal approach to treat pain, using many different techniques to ensure his patient's can return to their normal daily lives. Among his set of skills includes: back pain management, nerve blocks, headache management, epidural injections, trigger point injections, joint injections, spinal stimulation, PRP (platelet rich plasma) therapy, radio-frequency ablation and more. His background has allowed him to have a deep understanding of the physiology and pathways that trigger pain.

Professional Affiliations

North American Neuromodulation Society

American Medical Association

New York State Society of Anesthesiologists

American Society of Regional Anesthesia

New York Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

American Society of Anesthesiologists

 

Presentations

2018 Weinstein EJ, Levene JL, Cohen MS2, Andreae DA, Chao JY, Johnson M, Hall CB, Andreae MH. Local Anaesthetics and Regional Anaesthesia Versus Conventional Analgesia for Preventing Persistent Postoperative Pain in Adults and Children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD007105. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007105.pub3

2018 Gritsenko, Karina and Marc Cohen. Pelvic Pain. Essentials of Pain Medicine, edited by Honorio Benzon et al. 4th ed., Elseiver, 2018.

2018 Cohen, M., Kumar, S., Danesh, H. Using Spinal Cord Stimulation to Treat Tremor in Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome Type 2. NANS, Poster Presentation. Las Vegas, NV, 2018.

2018 Kumar, S., Cohen, M., Malhotra, A. Dorsal Column Stimulation for Lower Extremity Pain in a Paraplegic Patient. NANS, Patient Poster. Las Vegas, NV, 2018.

2017 Cohen, M., Kumar, S., Danesh, H. Using Spinal Cord Stimulation and Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation to Treat Tremor in Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome Type 2. NYSIPP. Poster Presentation. Jersey City, NJ, 2017

2017 Marc Cohen, Malhotra, M. NSAIDs, Acetaminophen, Local Anesthetics, and Steroids. Grand Rounds, Mount Sinai Hospital. August, 2017

2016 Marc Cohen, Melinda Aquino. Anesthetic Management of Term Pregnant Patient Undergoing a Non-Abdominal Surgery. ASRA. Medically Challenging Case Presentation. New Orleans, LA 2016.

2016 Marc Cohen, Melina Aquino. Anesthetic Management of Term Pregnant Patient Undergoing a Non-Abdominal Surgery. ASA. Medically Challenging Case Presentation. Chicago, IL 2016.

2016 Marc Cohen, Sakina Nyaz, Adam Yedlin. QIPS: Quality Improvement & Patient Safety, Looking at Exparel. Grand Rounds. Montefiore Hospital. 2016.

2015 Marc S. Cohen, Erica Weinstein, Charles B. Hall, Matthew S. Johnson, Michael H. Andreae. Regional Anesthesia for the Prevention of Persistent Postoperative Pain: Preliminary Results of a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Update for the Cochrane Collaboration.  ASA, Poster Presentation. San Diego, C, 2015.

2015 Jacob Levene, Erica Weinstein, Marc S. Cohen, Charles B. Hall, Matthew S. Johnson, Michael H. Andreae. A Simple Graphical Test to Investigate the Impact of Attrition or Follow-up on Effect Size in RCTs Investigating Long Term Pain Outcomes After Regional Anesthesia. ASA, Poster Presentation. San Diego, CA 2015.

2015 Marc S. Cohen, Erica Weinstein, Charles B. Hall, Matthew S. Johnson, Michael H. Andreae. Regional Anesthesia for the Prevention of Persistent Postoperative Pain: Preliminary Results of a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Update for the Cochrane Collaboration. NYSSIP, Poster Presentation. New York, N, 2015.

2015 Marc S. Cohen, Erica Weinstein, Charles B. Hall, Matthew S. Johnson, Michael H. Andreae. Regional Anesthesia for the Prevention of Persistent Postoperative Pain: Preliminary Results of a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Update for the Cochrane Collaboration.  NYSCARF/PGA, Poster Presentation. New York, NY, 2015.

2014 Cohen M., Hemel D. Immunosuppression: Opening a can of worms for hyper-infection syndrome. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2014; 29(1): S372.

2013 Avi Elbaz1Marc S. Cohen1, Eytan M. Debbi1, Udi Rath2, Amit Mor1, Guy Morag2, Yiftah Beer3, Ganit Segal1, Ronen Debi4. A non-invasive treatment (AposTherapy) as an additional tool in the rehabilitation of an acute ACL tear: A Case Study. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports 2013.

2013 Leiba, A., M. S. Cohen, et al. (2013). "Severe and long-lasting hypotension occurring immediately after parathyroidectomy in hypertensive hemodialysis patients: a case series." J Hum Hypertens 27(6): 399-401.

2012 Debi, R., Cohen, M.S., ElbazA., Debbi, E.M., Rath, U., Mor, A., Morag, G., Beer, Y., Segal, G. (2012). "Differences in gait pattern parameters between medial and anterior knee pain in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee." ClinBiomech (Bristol, Avon) 27(6): 584-587.

2012 Adi Leiba, Marc S. Cohen, Dganit Dinour. “The Hungry Bone and Dilated Vessels Syndrome: A Case Series of Severe and Long-lasting Hypotension Occurring Immediately After Parathyroidectomy in Hypertensive Patients. European Meeting on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection, Poster Presentation. April 26, 2012.

2012 Ronen Debi, Amit Mor, Ganit Segal, Eytan M Debbi, Marc S Cohen, Ilya Igolnikov, Yaron Bar Ziv, Vadim Benkovich, Benjamin Bernfeld, Elbaz. Differences in gait between medial and anterior knee pain in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. Wingate Congress of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Conference Presentation. 2012

2011 Marc S. Cohen, Avi Elbaz, Eytan M. Debbi, Udi Rath, Amit Mor, Guy Morag, Yiftah Beer, Ganit Segal, Ronen Debi.  Differences in Gait between Medial and Frontal Knee Pain in Patients with Knee OA. 31st Annual Meeting of theIsraeli Orthopedic Association, Conference Presentation. Tel Aviv, Israel. December 2, 2011.

2011 Marc S. Cohen, Avi Elbaz, Eytan M. Debbi, Udi Rath, Amit Mor, Guy Morag, Yiftah Beer, Ganit Segal, Ronen Debi.  A non-invasive treatment (AposTherapy) accelerates the rehabilitation of an elite volleyball player following an acute ACL tear: a case report study.  New York State/American Program Sackler Faculty of Medicine Research Symposium on Basic and Clinical Science, Conference Presentation. Tel Aviv University, March 25, 2011.  

2010 Fantegrossi WE, Simoneau J, Cohen MS, Zimmerman SM, Henson CM, Rice KC, Woods JH. Interaction of 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C receptors in R(-)-2,5-dimethoxy-4-iodoamphetamine-elicited head twitch behavior in mice. J PharmacolExp Ther. 335(3): p. 728-34.

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