Emil Israel Cohen, MD| Vascular Interventional Radiology | MedStar Health
Emil Israel Cohen

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

Specialties: Vascular Interventional Radiology

Languages: Farsi, Persian Farsi, English

877-219-2787

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 Abdomen/Pelvis
  • 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 Abdomen/Pelvis
  • 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
  • Svc/Ivc Lysis
  • Svc/Ivc PTA
  • Svc/Ivc Stent
  • Svc/Ivc 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 Portography/Portal 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 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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7503 Surratts Road
MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
Clinton, MD, 20735

301-877-4772

Fax 301-877-3518

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miles away

Fax 301-877-3518

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

301-774-8650

Fax 301-774-8943

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miles away

Fax 301-774-8943

5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
Baltimore, MD, 21239

443-444-2430

Fax 443-444-4656

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miles away

Fax 443-444-4656

9000 Franklin Square Drive
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
Baltimore, MD, 21237

443-777-7441

Fax 443-777-7397

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Fax 443-777-7397

7501 Surratts Road
Suite 104
Clinton, MD, 20735

301-868-0972

Fax 301-856-4559

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Fax 301-856-4559

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

202-877-9729

Fax 301-209-5616

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miles away

Fax 301-209-5616

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

202-877-1000
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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
CCC Bldg Ground Fl
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-3400

Fax 202-444-3411

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miles away

Fax 202-444-3411

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

410-350-3300

Fax 410-350-2033

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miles away

Fax 410-350-2033

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

301-475-6399

Fax 240-434-7248

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miles away

Fax 240-434-7248

201 East University Parkway
MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
Baltimore, MD, 21218

410-554-2728

Fax 410-554-2584

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miles away

Fax 410-554-2584

Insurance

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • United Student Resources
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • United Golden Rule
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • D-SNP)
    • I-SNP
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • United Choice Plus
    • United Choice
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Select
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Cigna EPO
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthy Families
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Amerigroup DC Healthy Families
    • Amerigroup DC Alliance
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Virginia Premier
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Navigate
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Tricare East Select
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA

Education

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)

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.