He went on to attain a medical degree establishing a career in orthopedic
surgery, highlighted by expertise in minimally invasive joint replacement
surgery of hip and knee - including resurfacing, partial replacement and
total joint management.
Utilizing 3D computer modeling for knee replacement, he uses a technique
which customizes each knee to the individual patient. Most of the surgery
is in the preparation stage before the patient is in the operating room.
This allows shorter surgery times and quicker recovery. He has been recognized
as a leader in this type of knee replacement nationally. Staying at the
edge of orthopedic joint replacement and the latest in post surgical pain
management techniques has allowed shorter hospital stays with the potential
for day-surgery joint replacement for young, healthy patients, as well
as the use of computerized navigation to optimize implant position and
He specializes in the latest advances is arthroscopic assisted knee resurfacing,
designed specifically to treat early-stage arthritis. Along with key surgeons
from around the country, Dr. Cohen was one of the first orthopedic surgeons
to use new partial knee replacement technology and is in the elite group
of surgeons using this new joint preserving option and surgical pain management
known as Exparel. He is also a Medical consultant to BioflightVR, a California-based
medical technology company.