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Lawrence Cohen

  • PROFESSOR (PENDING) Medicine, Gastroenterology
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  • Gastroenterology

  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • MD, Hahnemann University

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Lawrence B. Cohen, MD, is a Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He graduated from Drexel University School of Medicine with highest honors and completed his medical residency and fellowship training in gastroenterology at the Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Cohen's research interests include gastrointestinal endoscopy, endoscopic sedation and quality of care. He has authored more than 250 book chapters, articles and abstracts and serves on the editorial board or as a scientific reviewer for every major journal in the field of gastroenterology. He chaired the American College of Gastroenterology's Practice Management Committee as well as the World Endoscopy Organization's Standards of Practice and Publications Committee. Additionally, he served on the board of directors of the Gastrointestinal Quality Initiative Consortium (GIQuIC) and the American College of Gastroenterology's Quality Council, as well as on numerous other societal committees including the Quality in Endoscopy Committee (ASGE) and FDA Matter's Committee (ACG). His contributions to gastroenterology and expertise in the field have been recognized by his peers who selected him to be listed in Best Doctors in America, America's Best Gastroenterologists and Top Doctors New York. In the News

    Dr. Cohen discusses gastrointestinal endoscopies in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.
    View the PDF.

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Dr. Cohen did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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