Dr. Jeffrey E. Cohen, MD

Dr. Jeffrey E. Cohen, MD

Dr. Jeffrey E. Cohen, MD

Languages: English
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Specialties
  • Cardiac Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • adventitial cystic disease
  • anomalies of the pulmonary circulation
  • anomalous pulmonary artery
  • anomalous pulmonary venous return
  • aortic arch aneurysm
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Procedures I Perform
  • abdominal aneurysm repair
  • aneurysm repair surgery
  • aortic root replacement
  • aortic valve replacement
  • aortic valve surgery
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About the Provider

Dr. Cohen treats the complete range of adult cardiac diseases, including aortic stenosis and regurgitation, mitral regurgitation, mitral stenosis, tricuspid valve disease, endocarditis, coronary artery disease, and aortic aneurysms and dissections. He specializes in complex aortic surgery implementing both open and endovascular repair techniques. He also focuses on coronary artery bypass (CABG) along with minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve surgery including transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

Dr. Cohen’s research has focused on developing novel therapies to correct the lack of blood flow to the heart following traumatic events such as a heart attack (myocardial infarction). His groundbreaking research investigating the utilization of light to fuel the heart muscle through the process of photosynthesis was published in Science Advances in 2017.

Philosophy of Care
“I consider it a privilege to be granted the trust to operate on my patients. I believe in spending as much time with them as needed in order to inform them about their treatment, including pre-operative preparation, surgery, and post-operative care. I strive to offer patients the newest and most up-to-date therapies that will give them the best long-term results, most successful surgical outcomes, and shortest hospital stays. I offer them my recommendations for the best plan of care, recognizing that all key decisions must be made between myself, the patient, and the patient’s loved ones.”

Education
  • Fellowship Program: Stanford University Medical Center (2019)
  • Residency Program: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (2017)
  • Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2009)
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.
Practice Locations
  • 110 Irving Street Northwest
    1ST FL.
    Suite NW
    Washington, DC 20010
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