David Jonathan Cohen, MD

Specialties:
Internal Medicine, Nephrology
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Overview

I am involved in numerous clinical protocols investigating new immunosuppressive drugs and/or new combinations of existing medications in renal transplant patients, both newly transplanted patients and those with long-term functioning transplants.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Hypertension
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Transplantation Nephrology

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Medical Director, Renal Transplantation

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • French

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

622 West 168th Street
Floor 14
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva University
  • Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Brigham & Women's Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
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Research

I am interested in immunosuppressive drug protocols in renal transplantation, as well as renal disease occurring in recipients of non-renal transplants.

Selected Publications

  • Wilkinson AH, Cohen DJ. (1999) Renal failure in recipients of non-renal solid organ transplants. J Amer Soc Nephrol 10:1136-45
  • The Mycophenolate Mofetil Acute Rejection Study Group. (2001) Mycophenolate mofetil for the treatment of a first acute renal allograft rejection: three-year follow-up. Transplantation 71:1091-7
  • Lin J, Valeri AM, Cohen DJ, Radhakrishnan J. (2002) Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibition in chronic allograft nephropathy. Transplantation 73:783-8
  • Adams PL, Cohen DJ, Danovitch GM, et al. (2002) The nondirected live-kidney donor: ethical considerations and practice guidelines. Transplantation 74:582-90