David B. Cohen, M.D. - Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine - Shoulder, Knee, and Elbow Specialist    
 
About Dr. Cohen

Training

  • Sports Medicine / Shoulder and Knee Reconstruction Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery
    New York, NY. August, 2002 - Present
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, Hospital for Special Surgery
    New York, NY. July, 1998 – June 2002
  • Travelling Fellowship in Shoulder Surgery with Prof. Christian Gerber, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland, April 22 – May 8, 2002
  • General Surgery Internship, The New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
    New York, NY. July, 1997 – June, 1998

Education

  • Dartmouth-Brown Combined Medical Program
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI. 1995-1997
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH. 1993-1995
  • Bryn Mawr Postbaccalaureate Program, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
    Pre-medical curriculum, August 1992 - June 1993
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
    B.A. History, minor Psychology with Honors, June, 1991
  • Dartmouth Language Study Abroad Program, Lyon, France
    Université de Lyon. September – November 1998
  • Columbia University Science Honors Program, New York, NY.
    September – March 1987

Licensure and Board Exams

  • Subspecialty Boards Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Connecticut State Medical License
  • Usmle: Step One - June 1995
    Step Two - March 1997
    Step Three - December 1997
  • Board Certified by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Research

  • The outside-in technique for arthroscopic meniscal repair
    David B. Cohen, Thomas L. Wickiewicz Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine April 2003 (Vol. 11, Issue 2, Pages 91-103)
  • Indomethacin and celecoxib impair rotator cuff tendon-to-bone healing.
    Cohen DB, Kawamura S, Ehteshami JR, Rodeo SA.
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2006 Mar;34(3):362-9. Epub 2005 Oct 6.
    (Winner of Excellence in Research Award for Best Sports Medicine Paper by American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine)
  • Arthroscopic repair of type II superior labral anterior posterior lesions with and without acromioplasty: a clinical analysis of 50 patients.
    Coleman SH, Cohen DB, Drakos MC, Allen AA, Williams RJ, O'brien SJ, Altchek DW, Warren RF.
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2007 May;35(5):749-53. Epub 2007 Jan 31.
  • Outcomes of isolated type II SLAP lesions treated with arthroscopic fixation using a bioabsorbable tack.
    Cohen DB, Coleman S, Drakos MC, Allen AA, O'Brien SJ, Altchek DW, Warren RF.
    Arthroscopy. 2006 Feb;22(2):136-42.
  • The "Overabuse Syndromes": Children in Sports.
    Radomisli T, Ehrlich M, Cohen D Rhode Island Medicine, 1997.
  • Earliest Molecular, Biologic, and Immunohistochemical Manifestations of Bone Formation Under the effect of Weight Bearing in Distraction Osteogenesis – A Preliminary Report. Radomisli TE, Ehrlich MG, Moore DD, Keeping HS, Barrach HJ, Cohen DB. Presented at Orthopaedic Research Society, Orlando, Florida, March 2000)

Leadership / Work

  • Head Team Physician, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT, 2003-present
    Weekly sports clinics, game coverage Division I, ECAC
  • Instructor, Dept. Athletic Training, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT, 2003-present
  • Head Team Physician, Amity Regional High School Football Team, 2008-present
  • Head Team Physician, Yale University Men's Rugby Team, 2008-2014.
  • Head Team Physician, New Haven County Cutters Professional Baseball Team, 2004-2007
  • Head Team Physician, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT, 2003-2005
  • Team Physician, The New York Power
    New York's Women's Professional Soccer Team, 2002 - 2003
  • Physician, PSAL High School Football, New York, NY
    Employed by league to cover games during season, 1998 – 2002
  • Physician, Shea Stadium, New York, NY
    Employed to cover injuries at Mets baseball games, 1998-2000
  • Physician, Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic, Rutland, VT
    Worked at Killington Mountain Clinic and Rutland Hospital, February, 2000
  • Physician, Iona College Hockey Team, New York, NY
    Employed by team to cover games during season, Fall- Winter, 2000-2003
  • Director, Handicapped Ski and Sport Program, Hanover, NH
    October, 1993 – March 1995
  • Ski Guide and Translator, 1992 Winter Olympics, Albertville, France
    Employed by Sports Illustrated
  • Undergraduate Advisor, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
    Orientation leader, salaried advisor, 1988 - 1989
  • Ski Coach, Leader, and French Language Instructor, Zermatt, Switzerland
    Employed by Swiss Challenge Program. Summers 1991, 1989.

Other Achievements

  • Member, Dartmouth Men's Alpine Ski Team
  • Expedition leader, Ascent of the Matterhorn
  • Bilingual (French and English)
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