Emil Israel Cohen, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Vascular Interventional Radiology

Languages: Farsi, Persian Farsi, English


About me

Dr. Cohen is board certified in Vascular and Interventional Radiology and specializes in treating oncological disease as well as chronic vessel occlusions. He has over 15 years of experience in the field and has completed two fellowships in Radiology.

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Claudication
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Stasis Disease
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominal Aorta Angiogram
  • Abdominal Aorta Embolization
  • Abdominal Aorta Pta
  • Abdominal Aorta Stenting
  • Adrenal Vein Lysis
  • Adrenal Vein Sampling
  • Adrenal Venogram
  • Antegrade Pyelogram
  • Balloon Occluded Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration
  • Bronchial Artery Angiogram
  • Bronchial Artery Embolization
  • Catheter Ablation For Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Celiac Artery Angiogram
  • Celiac Artery Embolization
  • Celiac Artery Pta
  • Celiac Artery Stenting
  • Chemotherapy Embolization Of Tumor
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Cryoablation
  • Cryoablation Of Renal Cancer
  • Cryoablation Of The Liver
  • Ct Abdominal Abscess Drainage
  • Ct Abscess Drainage
  • Ct Guided Aspiration Drainage
  • Ct Guided Biopsy
  • Ct Portography
  • Cta Of The Abdomenpelvis
  • Cta Of The Upper Extremity
  • Dialysis Graft Angioplasty
  • Dialysis Graft Declot
  • Dialysis Graft Fistulogram
  • Dialysis Graft Stent
  • Drainage From Abdomen
  • Etoh Ablation Of The Liver
  • Fiducial Marker Placement
  • G Tube Check And Exchange
  • G Tube To Gj Conversion
  • Gastric Artery Angiogram
  • Gastric Artery Embolization
  • Gastric Artery Pta
  • Gastric Artery Stenting
  • Gda Angiogram
  • Gda Embolization
  • Gda Pta
  • Gda Stenting
  • Gi Stricture Dilation
  • Gonadal Embolization
  • Gonadal Venography
  • Gu Stent
  • Hepatic Artery Angiogram
  • Hepatic Artery Embolization
  • Hepatic Artery Pta
  • Hepatic Artery Stenting
  • Hepatic Venogram
  • Hypogastric Artery Angiogram
  • Hypogastric Artery Embolization
  • Hypogastric Artery Pta
  • Hypogastric Artery Stenting
  • Hysterosalpingogram With Recanalization
  • Ima Angiogram
  • Ima Artery Embolization
  • Ima Pta
  • Ima Stenting
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter Removal
  • Intercostal Artery Angiogram
  • Line Check With Contrast
  • Lower Extremity Angiogram
  • Lower Extremity Embolization
  • Lower Extremity Pta
  • Lower Extremity Stenting
  • Lower Extremity Vein Lysis
  • Lower Extremity Vein Pta
  • Lower Extremity Vein Stent
  • Lower Extremity Venogram
  • Lymphangiography
  • Mesenteric Artery Stenting
  • Microwave Ablation Of Tumors
  • Mra Of The Abdomenpelvis
  • Mra Of The Upper Extremity
  • Mrv Of The Abdomen
  • Non Tunneled Central Line
  • Palliative Bone Tumor Ablation
  • Pancreatic Artery Angiogram
  • Pancreatic Artery Embolization
  • Pancreatic Artery Pta
  • Pancreatic Artery Stenting
  • Percutaneous Ct Guided Thoracic Biopsies
  • Percutaneous Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drain
  • Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangiography
  • Picc Line
  • Port
  • Portal Vein Embolization
  • Portal Vein Recanalization
  • Prostate Arterial Embolization
  • Pulmonary Artery Angiogram
  • Pulmonary Artery Embolization
  • Pulmonary Artery Lysis
  • Pulmonary Artery Pta
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenting
  • Radioembolization
  • Radioembolization Of Tumors
  • Radiofrequency Ablation Of Renal Cancer
  • Radiofrequency Rhizotomy
  • Removal Of Pancreatic Tube Or Drain
  • Renal Artery Angiogram
  • Renal Artery Embolization
  • Renal Artery Pta
  • Renal Artery Stenting
  • Rf Ablation Of The Kidney
  • Rf Ablation Of The Liver
  • Saphenous Vein Rf Ablation
  • Sma Angiogram
  • Sma Embolization
  • Sma Pta
  • Sma Stenting
  • Soft Tissue Biopsy
  • Splenic Artery Angiogram
  • Splenic Artery Embolization
  • Splenic Artery Pta
  • Splenic Artery Stenting
  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Stenting
  • Svcivc Lysis
  • Svcivc Pta
  • Svcivc Stent
  • Svcivc Venogram
  • Thoracic Aorta Angiogram
  • Thoracic Aorta Pta
  • Thoracic Aorta Stenting
  • Thoracic Duct Embolization
  • Tips Creation
  • Tips Lysis
  • Tips Revision
  • Tips Revision Pta
  • Tips Revision Stent
  • Tips Revision Venogram
  • Tips Stent
  • Transarterial Chemoembolization
  • Transhepatic Biliary Catheter
  • Transhepatic Biliary Stent Placement
  • Transhepatic Biliary Stone Removal
  • Transhepatic Biliary Stricture Dilation
  • Transhepatic Portographyportal Vein Dilation
  • Transjugular Liver Biopsy
  • Transradial Access For Vascular Interventions
  • Transrectal Drainage Of Pelvic Abscess
  • Transthoracic Cryoablation
  • Trans-Thoracic Microwave Ablation
  • Transthoracic Needle Biopsy
  • Transthoracic Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Tunneled Line
  • Ultrasound Guided Thyroid Biopsy
  • Upper Extremity Angiogram
  • Upper Extremity Embolization
  • Upper Extremity Pta
  • Upper Extremity Stenting
  • Upper Extremity Vein Lysis
  • Upper Extremity Vein Pta
  • Upper Extremity Vein Stent
  • Upper Extremity Venogram
  • Uterine Ablation
  • Uterine Artery Angiogram
  • Uterine Artery Embolization
  • Uterine Artery Pta
  • Uterine Artery Stenting
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Varicocele Embolization
  • Whitaker Test
  • Y 90 Treatment
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Practice locations

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18101 Prince Philip Drive
Medstar Montgomery Medical Center
Olney, MD, 20832

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7503 Surratts Road
MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
Clinton, MD, 20735


Fax 301-877-3518

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Fax 301-877-3518

102 Irving Street Northwest
MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
Washington, DC, 20010

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3001 South Hanover Street
Medstar Harbor Hospital Center
Baltimore, MD, 21225


Fax 410-350-2033

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Fax 410-350-2033

7501 Surratts Road
Clinton, MD, 20735


Fax 301-856-4559

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Fax 301-856-4559

106 Irving Street Northwest
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC, 20010


Fax 301-209-5616

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Fax 301-209-5616

25500 Point Lookout Road
Medstar St Mary's Hospital
Leonardtown, MD, 20650


Fax 240-434-7248

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Fax 240-434-7248


MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus


Board Certification: American Board of Radiology, Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowship Program: Mount Sinai Medical Center (2004)

Residency Program: Mount Sinai Medical Center (2003)

Internship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (1999)

Residency Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (1999)

Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine (1998)

News and publications

Dolmatch BL, Gurley JC, Baskin KM, Nikolic B, Lawson JH, Shenoy S, et al. Society of Interventional Radiology Reporting Standards for Thoracic Central Vein Obstruction: Endorsed by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN), British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR), Canadian Interventional Radiology Association (CIRA), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), Indian Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (ISVIR), Vascular Access Society of the Americas (VASA), and Vascular Access Society of Britain and Ireland (VASBI). Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2018;29:454-460.e3.

Cohen E.I., Field D, Lynskey GE, Kim AY. Technology of irreversible electroporation and review of its clinical data on liver cancers. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2018 Jan 10;1–8.

Cohen E.I., Beck C., Garcia J., Muller R., Bang H.J., Horton K.M., Hakki F. Success Rate and Complications of Sharp Recanalization for Treatment of Central Venous Occlusions. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 Jan;41(1):73–9.

Gaba R.C., Lewandowski R.J., Hickey R., Baerlocher M.O., Cohen E.I., Dariushnia S.R., d’Othée B.J., Padia S.A., Salem R., Wang D.S., Nikolic B.. Transcatheter Therapy for Hepatic Malignancy: Standardization of Terminology and Reporting Criteria. J Vasc Interv Radiol. Feb 2016.

McWilliams, J.P., Kuo, M.D., Rose, S.C., Bagla, S., Caplin, D.M., Cohen, E.I., Faintuch, S., Spies, J.B., Saad, W.E., and Nikolic, B. (2014). Society of interventional radiology position statement: prostate artery embolization for treatment of benign disease of the prostate. J Vasc Interv Radiol 25, 1349–1351.

Franklin, B.R., Patel, K.M., Nahabedian, M.Y., Baldassari, L.E., Cohen, E.I., and Bhanot, P. (2013). Predicting abdominal closure after component separation for complex ventral hernias: maximizing the use of preoperative computed tomography. Ann Plast Surg 71, 261–265.

Lee, J. S., Patel, K. M., Zou, Z., Prince, M. R. & Cohen, E. I. Computerized Tomographic and Magnetic Resonance Angiography for Perforator-Based Free Flaps: Technical Considerations. Clinics in Plastic Surgery 38, 219–228 (2011).

Stanca, C.M., Fiel, M.I., Aledort, L., Cohen, E., del Rio Martin, J., and Schiano, T.D. (2010). Factors associated with persistent thrombocytopenia after liver transplantation. Transplant. Proc. 42, 1769–1773.

Aidi HE, Mani V, Weinshelbaum KB, Aguiar SH, Taniguchi H, Postley JE, Samber DD, Cohen EI, Stern J, van der Geest RJ, Reiber JH, Woodward M, Fuster V, Gidding SS, Fayad ZA.  Cross-sectional, prospective study of MRI reproducibility in the assessment of plaque burden of the carotid arteries and aorta. Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2009 Jan 27

Lim KH, Ward SC, Roayaie S, Cohen E, Schwartz M, Fiel MI, et al. Multiple inflammatory and serum amyloid a positive telangiectatic hepatic adenomas with glycogenated nuclei arising in a background of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Semin Liver Dis. 2008 Nov;28(4):434-9.

Siegel AB, Cohen EI, Ocean A, Lehrer D, Goldenberg A, Knox JJ, et al. Phase II trial evaluating the clinical and biologic effects of bevacizumab in unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Jun 20;26(18):2992-8.

Cohen EI, Kelly SA, Edye M, Mitty HA, Bromberg JS. MRI estimation of total renal volume demonstrates significant association with healthy donor weight. Eur J Radiol. 2008 Apr 22

Cohen EI, Weinreb DB, Siegelbaum RH, Honig S, Marin M, Weintraub JL, Lookstein RA. Time Resolved Magnetic Resonance Angiography for the Classification of Endoleaks After Endovascular Aneurysm Repair. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 Mar;27(3):500-3.

Emre S, Arnon R, Cohen E, Morotti RA, Vaysman D, Shneider BL. Resolution of hepatopulmonary syndrome after auxiliary partial orthotopic liver transplantation in abernethy malformation. A case report. Liver Transpl 2007; 13:1662-1668.

Talenfeld AD, Schwope RB, Alper HJ, Cohen EI, Lookstein RA. MDCT angiography of the renal arteries in patients with atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis: implications for renal artery stenting with distal protection. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2007; 188:1652-1658.

Schwope RB, Alper HJ, Talenfeld AD, Cohen EI, Lookstein RA. MR angiography for patient surveillance after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms.  AJR Am J Roentgenol 2007;188(4):W334-340.

Xu R, Bu-Ghanim M, Fiel M, Schiano T, Cohen E, Thung S. “ Hepatocellular Carcinoma Associated with an Atypical Presentation of Wilson's Disease.” Seminars in Liver Disease 27:1:124-7, February 2007.

Levi G, Moueen B, Xu R, Cohen E, Abittan C, Roayaie S. “48 Year-Old Obese Man with a 3 cm Liver Lesion and a History of Hemochromatosis and Lymphoma”  Seminars in Liver Disease  24:3:327-332, August 2004.